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Are Subsidies Effective in Promoting Clean Energy?

By Andres H. In the article by Lecompte in The Atlantic about nuclear power we were presented with the case of a promising innovation: the piloting of 1950 design molten salt reactors. It is about reactors that are able to solve some of the problems traditionally associated with nuclear especially safety and waste issues, while […]

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A Case for Government Investment in Innovation in Energy

By Lauren Burrows There is currently a debate raging in the U.S. about government’s role in investing in the clean energy industry. High profile bankruptcies such as Solyndra and A123 have convinced many that the government has no business investing in private companies, or “picking winners.” The often repeated refrain is that government should stick […]

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