First published in the Quoted Cleantech newsletter, July 2011. Copyright Cleantech Investor 2011
At the recent REFF Wall Street conference in New York, organised by Euromoney and ACORE, the issue of government support was high on the agenda. The debate around government support in the US sounded very similar to the discussion which we hear regularly in the UK. Some of the terms might differ slightly, but the sentiment was the same - government support for renewable energy is deemed to be desirable, if not essential.