TITLE

The Answer Is Blowing In the Wind

AUTHOR(S)
Barack, Lauren
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
On Wall Street;Jul2008, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the positive outlook for alternative energy and how it can be sustained by taking advantage of weather patterns. The entry notes that despite its benefit to the environment, alternative sources of energy do not necessarily make for strong long-term investments. It also cites that wind farms and solar energy have become viable investments for some people. Analysts agree that there should be multiple solutions to the growing global energy need since some regions do not enjoy windy or sunny weather all the time.
ACCESSION #
32918156

 

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