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To foster green energy, state needs to make bets

October 20, 2009

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Despite the challenges facing Evergreen Energy, the solar-panel company that received tens of millions of aid from the Patrick Administration, the governor was justified in seeking to seed the state's renewable-energy industry. This is not a case of outbidding another state for a factory; this is an attempt to draw on Boston's assets -- including its research universities and educated work force -- to make the state a leader in a fast-growing industry. (Full article: 437 words)

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