TITLE

Government Subsidies Vital in Making Solar Power Competitive

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Energy User News;Mar2004, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the importance of government subsidies in the commercialization of solar power in the U.S. Factors influencing the interest of the government in the renewable energy sources market; Information on the photovoltaic energy business; Amount of revenue generated by the solar market according to an analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
ACCESSION #
12482555

 

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