Environmentalists are hailing a new law that supposedly requires the state’s two largest pension funds to divest from coal companies, but a close read of the law reveals loopholes large enough to keep most of the funds’ coal holdings untouched.
California officials will decide on Wednesday whether to approve plans for a politically connected green energy company’s controversial solar project over the objections of environmental groups, Native American tribes, and the county that will be home to the project.
The chief financial officer of a renewable energy company that owns two solar projects backed by billions in U.S. taxpayer funds resigned on Tuesday as market watchers downgraded the flagging company’s financial outlook.
A foundation funded by opaque financial vehicles poured nearly $50 million into leading liberal and environmentalist groups in 2013 and 2014, according to newly released tax filings.
Executives of a Pennsylvania green energy company singled out for praise by Bill Clinton were arrested on fraud charges on Thursday in connection with an alleged Ponzi scheme.
Hillary Clinton touted selling advanced biofuels to the Department of Defense as a way to boost the economy during a speech at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, on Wednesday.
A years-long investigation into the Department of Energy’s support for the bankrupt solar company Solyndra faults DOE officials, contractors, and the company itself for the department’s eventual loss of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars steered to the firm.
President Barack Obama hailed the financial opportunities presented by renewable energy during a Monday speech at an event sponsored by green energy companies that stand to benefit from expanded green energy subsidies.
LAS VEGAS—Green energy businesses gathered in Las Vegas on Monday for an annual conference hailing progress in the cleantech industry and encouraging further government incentives for the types of firms that paid thousands of dollars to sponsor the event.