OG 11 Breakout Session – Getting Buy-In for New Energy Technology

Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by in Business & Policy, Events

Panelists for the session on getting buy-in for new energy technology were in agreement that a major competitive obstacle faced by green energy is that conventional, nonrenewable sources currently don’t factor in all the externalities (e.g., detriment to human health).

The discussion on buy-in

This echoes the perspective shared recently by As You Sow’s Tom Van Dyck.

Panelist Rohit Aggarwala says that “mandates for scrubbers at a coal plant are the types of things that will internalize costs.”

 

Photo Source: Michael Chapdelaine

 

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