Is “Clean Tech” “Going Bust”

An interesting article in Wired says so.

Factors mentioned:

  • cheap natural gas
  • fluctuating silicon prices
  • financial crisis
  • competition from China

The Solyndra case, which we have discussed here, is mentioned as an example.

Walter Frick presents a counterargument.

But this is all short-term finance-driven thinking.

In the long run, the carbon has to stay in the ground. Period.

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