Special agents tasked with protecting the Department of Energy (DOE) have blown the whistle on what they describe as a dangerous culture of “fraud, waste, and abuse” that includes drinking on the job, the mismanagement of weapons, the falsification of security reports, and “wasteful spending” that reaches all the way to the deputy secretary of energy.
Emails obtained by the Washington Times paint a damning picture on the Obama administration’s claims that its loans to solar companies are apolitical.
The scandal-ridden wind energy project co-founded by liberal “independent” Maine senate candidate Angus King received more than $33 million in cash under the 1603 program of the economic stimulus in June, according to the U.S. Treasury.
CHARLOTTE — Democratic National Convention (DNC) attendees on Wednesday will hear from two speakers who Republicans and conservatives say epitomize the cronyism and hypocrisy that have plagued the Obama administration over the past several years.
In January 2011, White House officials supported the restructuring of Solyndra, the scandal-plagued solar company of the president’s clean energy initiative, despite warnings from multiple analysts in the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that saving the company would be more costly than letting it die.
The former head of the Department of Energy’s controversial loan guarantee program held a high-power soiree for Al Gore while interviewing for the position, and invited two of the DOE officials interviewing him to attend, according to recently disclosed emails.
Electric car company Fisker Automotive has fired an additional 12 workers from its flagship plant in Delaware.
The Department of Energy awarded lighting giant Philips the $10 million L Prize despite the fact that the winning energy-efficient bulb failed to meet several contest criteria requirements, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.