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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.

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The Alternative Agenda: What to Look For This Week in Green Energy [UPDATE]

President Obama gives a BP speech and Tony Hayward testifies; American Energy Innovation Council pushes for more R&D spending; Goldwind shelves IPO.

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American Energy Innovation Council: Triple R&D Spending, Create Energy Strategy Board

The United States should triple clean energy R&D to $16 billion a year, a report by the American Energy Innovation Council says.

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A Look At The Amyris S-1

On Friday second-generation biofuel developer Amyris filed an S-1 Initial Public Offering registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The document provides a first glimpse of the company’s overall strategy and the hurdles that could derail that strategy. Amyris seeks to raise about $100 million and has hired Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and…

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DOE Turns to Venture Capitalists to Execute Green Energy Policy

A lot of attention was given yesterday to the appointment of venture capital pro Jonathan Silver, as the executive director of the Department of Energy�s loan program office. As Dan Primack reports on PeHUB,� a number of former VC investors have jumped ship over the past year and are now executing President Barack�Obama�s green power…

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