Category Archives: Green Growth Group

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Fiduciary Responsibility and Investing in Clean Energy

“Fiduciary responsibility” has been crossing the lips of leaders in the clean energy economy with increasing frequency over the past year. If, like me, you don’t have an MBA in finance, here’s a basic breakdown of fiduciary responsibility. Essentially, a fiduciary is an individual responsible for the financial assets of another individual or group. Fiduciary responsibility simply means making decisions to protect the assets of the individual or corporation whom you represent. Read more…


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Reducing the “soft costs” of solar energy, without attacking workers

I recently read an article on the soft cost of solar energy by Nick Lawton from the Green Energy Institute at the Lewis and Clark School of Law. While I found the article comparing the price of solar installations in the US compared to Germany incredibly interesting, one piece gave me pause. Read more…