Indian ‘Solar Village’ a Total Failure

A village in India that western environmental groups hoped would provide a model for green energy in the third world is now powered by coal-fired electricity after the total failure of its solar-powered “microgrid,” E&E News reports.

Regulators Weigh Controversial Solar Project Amid Environmentalist Opposition

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.

House Investigating Whether Obama Administration Complying With Transparency Laws

Following reports that politically sensitive documents were being scrutinized by political appointees before being released to the public after information requests, conservative groups are letting Congress know how frustrating the Freedom of Information Act has been during the Obama administration.