Launching a Green Economy

Parker, Tehri
May 2007
Solar Today;May/Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p10
Academic Journal
The article points out that Wisconsin's combination of customer incentives, strong legislation and a trained workforce have the potential to transform the state into a leader in the renewable energy field. The three broad goals of the state's "Declaration of Energy Independence" are: the generation of 25 percent of energy from renewable sources by 2025; the capture of 10 percent of the national market share for renewable energy production by 2030; and to become a national leader in the field.


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