Increased mutual fund interest in green energy is timely, as public investment will inevitably wane

August 2010
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;Aug2010, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p167
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The article focuses on the increased number of mutual funds which identifies the potential of renewable energy power in Europe. It states that these sources of funding are essential to continuously develop and commercialize green energy as European governments are beginning to address their post-recession deficits. It notes that the option of renewable energy companies is to obtain equity funding from private sources, as there is growing number of mutual funds looking to invest in this area.


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