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What If Solar Were Subsidized Like Oil?

by Ben Jervey

October 24, 2010

I've got in on my short list to pull together a really comprehensive breakdown of energy subsidies: clean and dirty, renewable and non. Until then, this 1BOG piece is an incredible eye-opener looking just at the solar component.

Thanks to CleanTechnica for first bringing this to light.

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Ben is a writer and editor covering climate change, energy, and environment, and is currently the Climate and Energy Media Fellow at Vermont Law School. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD Magazine and his work has appeared regularly in National Geographic News, Grist, DeSmogBlog, and OnEarth. He recently worked with the non-profit Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. When living in New York City, he wrote a book, The Big Green Apple, on how to live a lower impact life in the city. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.
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What If Solar Were Subsidized Like Oil?