"Interest in Renewable Energy May Stick as Oil Prices Surge"

"The latest surge in oil prices may help the renewable energy industry reach a turning point after years of boom-and-bust cycles long dictated by the rise and fall in gas prices.

Solar, wind and biofuel investors and analysts said the latest run-up in prices caused by unrest in Libya and other oil-producing nations could lead to lasting interest in alternate sources of energy."

Tiffany Hsu reports for the Los Angeles Times March 11, 2011.

Source: LA Times, 03/11/2011