Following nearly $4 billion in public-private investment commitments for improving building energy efficiency, Obama urges Congress to approve incentives for businesses that do the same

U.S. President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 24, 2012, was rife with encouragement for the country’s clean tech sector. He urged Congress to birth a new energy policy – one that turns off the tap of subsidies for the oil industry, fosters U.S. energy security, and promotes clean ener...

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