Obama Admits: ‘Energy is Going to be a Little More Expensive’

Wynton Hall Breitbart.com Big Government 19 Feb 2013

During a Friday Google+ hangout session, President Barack Obama conceded that his policies to address climate change will raise energy costs, a fact that could prove uncomfortable for Democrats in areas reliant on fossil fuel power plants:

I have to tell you that there are some Democrats, […]

Emails suggest White House involvement in loan to bankrupt Abound Solar

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 10/27/2012

Just one day after President Obama went on television saying that politics had nothing to do with the now bankrupt Abound Solar receiving a taxpayer-backed loan guarantee from the Energy Department, emails have surfaced that contradict these claims and suggest White House involvement in the company receiving the loan.

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Battery builder A123 Systems that won $249 million federal grant files for bankruptcy

Justin Hyde Motoramic Yahoo! Autos 10/16/2012

No company has embodied Washington’s hope for an American-built electric vehicle business like A123 Systems. The Massachusetts-based company was supposed to become the leading home-grown supplier of lithium-ion batteries for automakers in the United States and around the world — fueled in part by a $249 million grant from […]

E-mails show Chu, DoE staffers claiming ‘total victory’ over WH skeptics of green-tech subsidies program

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 8/9/2012

Last night, the Washington Post published an exclusive on the Congressional probe into Solyndra and other failed subsidy efforts to green-tech companies that may prove more embarrassing than legally damning for the Obama administration — and especially for Stephen Chu and the Department of Energy. The e-mails released from the Republican […]

Time to Celebrate Coal not Candles: Viv Forbes

Posted by Jennifer JenniferMarohasy.com 3/31/2012

Coal not candles should be the symbol of Earth Hour.

It was coal that produced clean electric power which cleared the smog produced by dirty combustion and open fires in big cities like London and Pittsburgh. Much of the third world still suffers choking fumes and smog because they do […]

Solar Energy: Popular but Corrupt

Warren Beatty American Thinker 3/15/2012

No one has ever been against solar energy. Far from it. In fact, according to a recent survey by Kelton Research, 92% of Americans say it’s important for the U.S. to develop and use solar energy. This support for solar power is consistent across political party affiliation, with 89% […]