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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 […]

The Week in Green Energy: Solyndra Bankruptcy:  An Opportunity to Change How We See Government Financing

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Solyndra to Shutter Old Facility, Lay Off Workers

President Obama at Solyndra Solyndra, the solar panel maker that last year attracted a $535 million federal loan guarantee for its new factory, will close an older factory and lay off workers, according to a report in The New York Times. Solyndra Chief […]

Solyndra to Shutter Old Facility, Lay Off Workers

President Obama at Solyndra Solyndra, the solar panel maker that last year attracted a $535 million federal loan guarantee for its new factory, will close an older factory and lay off workers, according to a report in The New York Times. Solyndra Chief […]

The Week In Green Energy: The Local Option

WCI partners and observers A week after the Democratic Senate leadership killed comprehensive energy reform, the onus is on the states to fix the country’s emission and energy problems. We saw the beginnings of this with the release, this week, by the Western […]

Solyndra Gets Serious About Cutting Costs, Hires New CEO

Brian Harrison, Solyndra's new CEO Solyndra, the Fremont, Calif., maker of cylindrical solar photovoltaic systems, has hired chip industry executive Brian Harrison as its new president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Task number one for Harrison will be cutting Solyndra’s production costs, something […]

Solyndra Hires Exec. To Oversee North American Sales

Corby Whitaker, the head of North American sales for United Solar Ovonics, the manufacturer of amorphous silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, has joined? Solyndra, the Fremont, Calif., maker of cylindrical solar PV systems, as vice president of North America Sales.

Solyndra Hires Exec. To Oversee North American Sales

Corby Whitaker, the head of North American sales for United Solar Ovonics, the manufacturer of amorphous silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, has joined? Solyndra, the Fremont, Calif., maker of cylindrical solar PV systems, as vice president of North America Sales.

June Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: President Barack Obama Last month’s first Oval Office address by President Obama on the Gulf spill was paned for its lack of specifics. We at G.E.R. believed that the speech was pure-Obama as he he provided the outline for a comprehensive climate […]

The Week In Green Energy: The IPO Track The Week In Green Energy: The IPO Track The Week In Green Energy: The IPO Track The Week In Green Energy: The IPO Track

Week of: 06.14.10 – 06.18.10 Not every cleantech IPO is on the right track There are few things as exciting to the cleantech world as a juicy initial public offering (IPO), and this week has been full of news on that front. Electric […]