Clean Energy: An Ultra-Dynamic Game of Chess
Championing clean energy is like playing chess with the pieces AND the squares constantly moving around. Multiple forces are at work shaping, pushing, and pulling the industry. Legislation is ephemeral. Polysilicon prices have been extremely volatile over the past five years. Cheap natural gas complements wind power as a backup source when the wind stops but also competes with it for market share. Game-changing technology is an ongoing occurrence. The game pieces (or in this case, industry sectors) all have their unique strengths and limitations.
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