COUNTRIES AROUND THE world are embracing renewable energy like solar and wind power and switching from coal to natural gas. But as they plan to invest billions of dollars in such infrastructure projects, they might also have to pick a side.
With the U.S. betting heavily on natural gas and China tightening its grip on the manufacturing of solar panels, choosing one technology over the other might risk alienating – or could end up currying favor with – one superpower or the other.
In short, new solar facilities – while friendly to the global environment – could one day become seen as the anti-American choice.
Read the U.S. News and World Report story - “Is Buying Renewables Anti-American?”