Buffett bullish on renewable power

He says company’s energy division has billions to invest

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 2:50 a.m.

Grid operator Renae Slatki works at the PacifiCorp Transmissions Grid Operations center in Portland, Ore., last month. PacifiCorp is a unit of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

Warren Buffett briefly lost track of how many billions of dollars Berkshire Hathaway is spending to build wind and solar power in the U.S. That didn't stop him from vowing to double the outlay.

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