Europe encourages solar power in an environmentally friendly way that gives direct compensation to rooftop producers-

Europe’s Way of Encouraging Solar Power Arrives in the U.S. By Kate Galbraith. New York Times.

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

One Response to Europe’s Way of Encouraging Solar Power Arrives in the U.S.

  1. avatar Alpha says:

    PBS did an excellent show on Germany’s solar incentive program.

    There didn’t seem to be any drawbacks and the program would work fabulously here in the USA.

    I almost forgot, republicans!!!

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