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  • Just don't call it cap-and-trade

     
    by Lisa Mascaro Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this afternoon offered the first broad outline of the energy bill he expects to bring to the floor later this month - including a possible limit on pollution from utility companies. Senate......
  • Time to update the Energy Star program?

     
    The government’s Energy Star system, used to rate products and retrofitted buildings for energy efficiency, could use a fixer-upper of its own, a legislator said Monday. The voluntary program uses relative instead of absolute ratings, comparing subjects...
  • White House goes solar, again

     
    More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan had a solar water heating system removed from the White House roof, President Barack Obama will become the first to use solar energy as a means for powering the first family's White......
  • The Obama White House commitment to solar

     
    Solar panels go on the White House roof along with the Secret Service....
  • Solar company Solyndra to close factory, cut jobs

     
    It isn’t easy being green for Solyndra Inc., the controversial Bay Area solar power system manufacturing company. The company said Wednesday that it is shuttering one of its factories to save $60 million in capital expenditures, laying off 40 employees....
  • Treasury grant program for renewable energy projects extended by Congress

     
    The 1603 Treasury grant program -– a popular government incentive for renewable energy projects -– was extended Thursday night as Congress passed a major tax cut deal. The measure, which covers up to 30% of the cost of solar, wind......
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Joe Biden update: He watches START treaty signing

     
    The Democrat VP is actually allowed into the Oval Office along with important people like Hillary Clinton and Admiral Mullen....
  • Federal offshore wind plan: $50.5 million in research funding

     
    The yachts and gulls might need to make some room off the mid-Atlantic coast for the offshore wind turbines that the government is hoping to soon install. Federal agencies are jumping on the goal that President Obama set in his......
  • House members probe $535-million loan guarantee by Obama Energy Dept. for Solyndra solar plant

     
    Both Obama and Biden hail the California solar company for creating 1,000 new jobs. But then it doesn't....
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......