Renewables and the Ownership Society

Say what you will about the pros and cons of Bush’s “ownership society”, but alternative energy fits surprisingly well into the picture. Solar and wind generated electricity especially. From RenewableEnergyAccess:

The solar and renewable energy industry can respond to the call for an Ownership Society based on more citizen control. Pro-Market legislators and public utility commissioners can open up these energy markets and pave the way for the Ownership Society to expand into the energy sector.

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Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.