Did the stimulus finance car building in Finland and wind turbines in China, as Paul Ryan claimed in the vice presidential debate? Not quite.
The Cash for Appliances program paid out $33.5 million to lure Californians into trading in 178,000 old appliances, water heaters and cooling systems.
Several large-scale solar photovoltaic installations in U.S. island territories are using SolarWorld solar panels, manufactured stateside.
The Great Basin is a geothermal hotbed – but it’s mostly well below the surface. Recovery Act funds are helping researchers map out the power possibilities.
The private sector is better at creating jobs than the government through green investments – just look at Europe, says the American Enterprise Institute.
Northumberland Middle/High School becomes Virginia’s first school to have a turbine up and operating through the Wind for Schools program.
The GOP-controlled House Energy and Commerce Committee has opened a probe into a Department of Energy clean energy loan guarantee to a failing solar company.
The U.S. Department of Energy has extended a $343 million loan guarantee to a large scale transmission line project in Nevada tied to clean energy facilities.
A federal audit says the tax credit program for plug-in electrics is rife with abuse, with around 20 percent of the claims examined turning out to be bogus.
According the US Department of Energy, Recovery Act funds have weatherized 300,000 low-income homes across the country, saving $161 million in energy costs.