The Department of Energy withheld troubling cost and performance data on a major stimulus award from a federal watchdog before the company servicing the award went bankrupt, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Congress may let a key tax credit for the wind industry expire at the end of the year, a move that would be applauded by conservative free market groups, but which the wind lobby says would significantly slow down the industry.
No one showed up to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) first auction for permits to produce solar power on federal land, the Denver Business Journal reported on Thursday.
Tom Steyer is arguably the most high-profile environmentalist moneyman currently active in American politics. But he amassed a portion of his fortune by investing in ventures that critics have dubbed environmentally destructive and socially irresponsible.
Business and political leaders agreed that U.S. energy independence was on the way, but differed over the form it would take during a conference Wednesday.
A government green energy program paid more than $6.6 million in questionable reimbursements to project recipients who violated conflict of interest rules and improperly expensed meal and alcohol purchases, according to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) inspector general.
An energy-lobbying group led by former top military brass is working to put a more macho face on alternative energy policies long associated with environmental activists, including electric car advocacy and federally mandated efficiency standards.
President Barack Obama unveiled a radical proposal to restrict fossil fuel production on Tuesday in a move experts say will have little to no impact on global climate and significant adverse economic consequences for the nation.
A top official with California’s public employee pension system admitted this week that its holdings in green energy companies have lost hundreds of millions of dollars.
Opposition is growing to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulations on new power plants and the Obama administration is considering revising the rules, according to news reports.