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  • Ford, Nissan and Tesla to Get Green Government Loans

     
    The Energy Department will loan money from a $25 billion retooling fund to Ford, Nissan and Tesla. The money is meant to help the automakers develop and produce cutting-edge green vehicles. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will eventually decide how much......
  • White House rural tour: Battlegrounds

     
    by Peter Nicholas The White House bills it as a "listening tour," a chance for President Obama's Cabinet to get out of Washington and hear what's on the minds of rural voters around the country. En route, the White House......
  • DOE loans Fisker Automotive $530 million to build two plug-in hybrids

     
    In its latest bid to help finance the car of tomorrow, the Obama administration said it would lend more than $500 million to Irvine-based Fisker Automotive Inc. to develop a pair of plug-in hybrids. The loans, announced today, come from......
  • Gore's 'green' car, $89 K -- $529 M loan

     
    by Mark Silva We hadn't had time until now to contemplate the loan that the U.S. government is giving a California-based company backed by former Vice President Al Gore that is building a hybrid sports car in Finland that will......
  • Bill Paves Way for Three-Wheeled Vehicle Funding

     
    Now for a quick update on three government-related stories that we???ve been following: First off, Congress approved a bill that will allow three-wheeled vehicles to qualify for U.S. Department of Energy funding. President Barack Obama is expected to sign...
  • Cap and trade costly, inaction costlier?

     
    by Mark Silva Will the "cap and trade'' legislation that the House has passed and the Senate is weighing cost people money? "Yes sir,'' says one of the Senate sponsors, Sen. John Kerry. The cost of inaction, he says, is......
  • Energy Sec'y's Facebook time: A medley

     
    by Jim Tankersley Of course Steven Chu - Cabinet secretary and Nobel Prize-winning physicist - has a Facebook page. And of course Chu, like pretty much everyone with a Facebook page, has used it to share some highlights of his......
  • Who Obama invited to his first White House state dinner instead of you

     
    And the official toasts by India's prime minister Manmohan Singh and Obama....
  • SoCal wins $125 million for smart grid and energy storage

     
    Two Southern California utilities were awarded more than $125 million in stimulus funds from the Department of Energy today to demonstrate “smart” electric grid systems and test energy storage projects. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power...
  • Desiree Rogers, Michele Jones: On duty?

     
    by Mark Silva "Pay grades'' may be quaking in Washington. Vice President Joe Biden said today that the question of what sort of criminal penalties the Virginia couple who got into the White House during a State Dinner without authorization......
  • Federal grants for biofuels projects help cultivate California companies

     
    The federal government on Friday announced it will hand out $600 million for next-generation biofuels projects, including those being developed by several California companies....