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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 change and energy legislation. But much like he did during the healthcare…

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Big Misunderstandings about ARRA Stimulus for Clean Energy

By Arno Harris, CEO of Recurrent Energy A few weeks ago I flagged a story in the Christian Science Monitor titled “Stimulus Funds for Clean Energy Largely Unspent” because I thought�it deserved a clarifying ‘blog post. The story repeats�several big misunderstandings about the�status of�renewable energy programs�included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009…

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What Happens When The Stimulus Ends?

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2010,�the renewable energy industry is asking “what next?” Indeed, as appetite (and dependence) by renewable energy companies for federal money keeps growing, many of the stimulus’ key provisions, including the very popular direct cash grant program, are slated to end at the end of the…

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AWEA Responds to �Blown Away,� Calling it �Fictional�

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has called the ABC/American University Investigative Reporting Workshop report that found green stimulus dollars are flowing overseas �a fictional account.�

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Renewable energy money still going abroad, despite criticism from Congress

This is a repost by Russ Choma, a Washington-based independent investigative journalist and regular contributor to the American University’s Investigative Reporting Workshop. The story is the latest installment� in the Investigative Reporting Workshop’s� ongoing series, “Blown Away America’s billions for clean-energy jobs are flying overseas.” The Investigative Reporting Workshop reported this story in coordination with…

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