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A Renewed Optimism Prevails

As technology, financial incentives and consumer demand push renewable energy sources like solar and wind power into the mainstream, brownfields are in an ideal position to benefit from the growing green convergence. "More and more people understand that it's not just about cleaning up a brownfield and putting it back into productive use," says Kevin Matthews, vice president, energy and environment at NSI, a business-to-government consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. "It's putting it back in a way that doesn't impact the environment more harmfully. Commercial buildings use 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States, so how you provide that energy is critical to the overall dynamic of our energy needs." "Right now, there are significant tax advantages and tax credits for installing renewable energy under the stimulus package," —Kevin Matthews, vice president, energy and environment at NSI, based in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Energy…Log In to Read Full Article

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