When Michael Polsky, MBA’87, first ventured into the field of renewable energy in 2003, he thought he’d missed the boat, believing people were well ahead of him in building clean energy projects.
Today, he said we’re barely in “the third inning” of the renewables game. The founder and CEO of Invenergy, one of the largest renewable energy companies in North America, Polsky believes it’s not a question of if but when the United States becomes completely energy independent of fossil fuels.
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