Berkshire Meeting: Weighing Wind Vs. Solar

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Gregg Warren from the analyst panel asks if the economics of wind-power generation are better than solar, as it appears that Berkshire is leaning toward investing more in wind lately.

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"We have no bias for either one," he said. "We have a huge appetite for projects in either area. We are particularly well situated because we pay lots of taxes," and there are tax benefits to building both.

"It's really just a question of doing the math on the deals as they come along" in deciding between solar or wind. If a good solar project comes along, "we're ready to do it."

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May 06, 2017 15:43 ET (19:43 GMT)