Yeah, that's right. We said China. The world's two most prodigal energy consumers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU, to the initiated) in an effort to take stock of a situation that some might say is overdue for some controls.
Perhaps the most meaningful government support for solar power in America is found in the state of California, where the state government subsidizes solar installations for new and existing homes and businesses. The use of taxpayer money to fund solar purchases undeniably encourages the adoption of solar energy for some consumers, and speeds the growth of the solar industry due to more sales. Nonetheless, policies like the one in California may not be the best use of government funds.