The Obama administration has its sights set on significant development of new renewable energy resources in the U.S seeking to Double Renewable Energy in AMerica ("DREAM") . The administration faces a struggling economy, and Congress is working toward a comprehensive stimulus package with significant implications for the industry. Meanwhile, the States are vying to attract new development to bring jobs and new clean energy resources within their borders. Where is all of this likely to lead in 2009 for the renewables industry? A comprehensive and concerted federal and state effort that will push the industry forward? An effort that is commendable, but not enough to overcome the economic challenges that lie ahead?
The discussion sought to answer the following questions: