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Taxpayer-backed solar plant actually a carbon polluter

Fox News: Even as the Obama administration announces another $120 million in grants to boost solar energy, new reports indicate a centerpiece of the administration’s green-energy effort is actually a carbon polluter… 672 more words


In California, Biden aims to build resolve for climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reaching for a successful end to global climate talks, Vice President Joe Biden will call on other nations to commit to ambitious cuts in greenhouse gases at a gathering of U.S. 745 more words

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In Colorado, Energy Chief Says US Has Ability To Monitor Iran Nuclear Program

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. 304 more words


Report: Solyndra misrepresented facts to get loan guarantee

And in typical government fashion, no one is held accountable. We spent $500 MILLION for a “cautionary tale”.

AP: A four-year investigation has concluded that officials of… 776 more words

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WARNING: South Africa is becoming Russian’s Nuke Mule

South Africa and Russia have signed a secret nuclear deal to which details that Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson signed with Russia. The details have been guarded even though the people of South Africa have a right to know. 230 more words


EcoCAR 3: Year 1 Finals Power Up University Teams

Imagine a high-powered sports car with loads of performance and speed that’s also one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road. The 16 North American university teams participating in the EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition are in the process of making this dream a reality. 435 more words


BRIAN H. POTTS: The Hole in the Rooftop Solar-Panel Craze

Wall Street Journal — Large-scale plants make sense, but panels for houses simply transfer wealth from average electric customers.

Most people buy rooftop solar panels because they think it will save them money or make them green, or both. 83 more words