Renewable energy not for ‘faint of heart,' expert says
Indeed, the expense involved in developing renewable energy continues to be a concern ...Wind, solar and other alternative forms of energy just aren't yet competitive with traditional power sources and don't generate enough energy compared to the investment involved.
July 28, 2011
by Melissa McEver
in Houston Business Journal
We all know Houston is considered the U.S. energy capital, but how will it fare as renewable energy projects gain traction? That was the question posed at a Summer Salon Series meeting hosted by the Center For Houston's Future this week. The answer, according to an expert panel, is that Houston is poised to do quite well.
Houston has many of the resources needed to excel in renewable energy precisely because of its rich history and expertise in the oil and gas industry, said Dick Williams, president of Shell WindServices. Really, the industry uses the same skills, just in a... [continue via Web link]