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DOE To Award Up To 15 Loan Guarantees Within Six Months

One of Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s early promises upon taking over at the Department of Energy a year ago was that he would speed up the award of the loan guarantees.So far though only one loan guarantee has actually been funded. The guarantee was secured by Solyndra, the California maker of thin-film photovoltaic cells, which…

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This Week In Green Energy: Government Intervention Wanted


This week, Green Energy Reporter traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual Renewable Energy Technology conference (RETECH). The event was held at the cavernous Washington Convention Center where, maybe because of the size of the place or because of the impending blizzard, attendance seemed thin.  Aside from the looming snowstorm, on the minds of the…

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