Solar Industry Magazine - December 3, 2015 - by Nora Caley - Advocates Hope The COP21 Talks Produce Concrete Results For Solar
Paris, FR – Some renewables advocates are already pleased with the positive results from the United Nations Climate Change Conference under way in Paris. The event, also known as the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21), may be in full swing, but some industry experts say some of the work has been done already – and that bodes well for solar.
‘We are keeping our eyes on the Paris climate summit,’ says Kim Stevens, campaign director for Environment Colorado in Denver. ‘We know public policy choices are a key driver of solar energy growth.’...
... ‘I hope it will have a large impact in terms of government investment, looking at different ways to reduce barriers and red tape,’ says Youness Scally, executive director of Everybody Solar, based in Santa Cruz, Calif. ‘That's one of the largest things government can do.’