Clean energy goes mainstream

By the Boston Globe

Mar 17, 2016

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Global investments in clean energy hit a record $329 billion last year. U.S. investments in the sector jumped to $56 billion last year, up 7.6%.

These impressive figures are perhaps the clearest sign that clean energy has turned the corner, no longer just a boutique industry with small, experimental companies, but rather a rapidly maturing sector that is going big time, fast. Instead of startups with possibility, the bulk of the money — nearly two-thirds of global clean energy investment — is going to utility-scale projects.

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