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The Week in Green Energy: Chu Testimony Raises Questions about the Big Picture

House Republicans spent much of the week sharpening their rhetorical knives for Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who testified Thursday before the House’s Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. Ostensibly Chu was summoned by the committee to explain the details behind the Obama …

VC Funds Struggle in Third Quarter

U.S. venture capital funds raised a total of $1.72 billion in the third quarter of 2011 according to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Thompson Reuters. The number represents the second straight quarterly decline and a significant drop from the $7.63 billion …

The Week in Green Energy: On Solyndra: Saving the Baby, Throwing out the Bathwater

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First Solar in Talks to Sell Topaz Solar Project

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The Week in Green Energy: House Republicans Attack the Foundation of Obama’s Green Energy Plans

When the Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee approved the 2012 Energy and Water and Related Agencies Appropriations bill late last week, committee Republicans signaled their willingness to hit president Barack Obama’s green energy agenda where it hurts …

The Alternative Agenda: First Wind Goes Public; Gates Tells California to Vote “No” on Prop 23; DOE Eying Fee to Kickstart Power Line Development

First Wind IPO This week Boston-based wind developer First Wind Generation is expected to price shares as part of its Initial Public Offering (IPO). The IPO has a price range of $24.00 -to- $26.00. Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are underwriting …

The Alternative Agenda: First Wind Goes Public; Gates Tells California to Vote No on Prop 23; DOE Eying Fee to Kickstart Power Line Development

First Wind IPO This week Boston-based wind developer First Wind Generation is expected to price shares as part of its Initial Public Offering (IPO). The IPO has a price range of $24.00 -to- $26.00.? Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are underwriting …

September Top 10 Players in Green Energy

Editor’s note: We’re back — and a little late — with our monthly top ten ranking! Tune back November 8th for our October ranking. 1: California Energy Commission September was a busy month at the California Energy Commission (CEC), which approved, according to …

Exclusive: Energy Secretary Chu Calls for Extension of 1603 Cash Grants

In a conference call on Wednesday Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the Obama administration supports the extension of key stimulus-funded renewable energy subsidy programs, including the very popular 1603 cash grants.

DOE Commits $1Bln to FutureGen

The Obama administration believes carbon capture works. How else to explain yesterday’s news that the Department of Energy would commit $1 billion to support the FutureGen Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in southern Illinois.