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BrightSource CEO John Woolard: We “understand what it takes” to build major projects like Ivanpah

BrightSource Energy is close to winning approval for its Ivanpah project. CEO John Woolard talked to G.E.R. about the regulatory challenges.

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Kerry � Lieberman: The Reaction

Reaction to the Kerry – Lieberman climate change and energy legislation has been positive, largely for being what it is: A solid effort by the U.S. to tackle the climate change issue that comes years after major industrialized nations in Europe rolled out their own carbon-pricing plan. See here, for our analysis on the bill’s…

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This Week In Green Energy: Obama�s New Drill

Week of March 29 – to – April 2, 2010 Why did he do it? That was the question many people asked this week after President Obama endorsed offshore oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to central Florida, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and Alaska�s north coast. The announcement follows 14…

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Obama To Expand Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling, Next Stop: A Climate Change Law [Update]

President Obama is set to announce an unprecedented expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling on the Atlantic Coast (as far north as Delaware) as well as the Florida Gulf Coast and parts of Alaska. This is a big shift to the right for the Obama administration and major reversal of the country’s energy policy….

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BrightSource Scales Back Solar Plant; Desert Tortoise Wins!

BrightSource Energy has proposed an alternative design for the 440-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, that would reduce the project�s footprint and have less impact on the threatened tortoise.

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