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DOE Announces $100 Million Funding Opportunity

Most cleantech companies, it seems, have put a hold on any major announcements during the Copenhagen climate talks. But the U.S. Department of Energy has boldly forged ahead with its funding bonanza, today announcing that $100 million will be available for electrofuels, advanced carbon capture and storage and batteries for hybrid cars. Energy Secretary Steven…

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Schumer: No Hearings (For Now) on Chinese-Backed Texas Wind Farm

Barely a week after it was announced, a $1.5 billion, Chinese-backed 600-megawatt Texas wind farm is in hot water. In a letter released today, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) urged Energy Secretary Steven Chu and the Obama administration to deny the wind project’s Chinese backers stimulus funds — they were seeking $450 million in government money…

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The Top Ten Players In Green Energy: Nos. 6-10

Every month, GER assembles a list of the top ten players in green energy. Some of the rankings are counterintuitive, especially the players who oppose green energy initiatives. But these�rankings are based on the players� influence over green energy policy and their ability to move the debate. Other factors in the rankings include industry and…

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China�s Yingli Green Energy Counting on U.S. Gov. Money to Finance $50M Solar Panel Plant [Update -- 10.28.09]

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., the Chinese maker of solar panels, plans to tap U.S. government money to finance construction of a $50 million, 100-megawatt panel manufacturing facility. Dow Jones News reports that the company, based in Baoding, China, has filed an application with the U.S. Treasury for tax credits to help finance plant construction….

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