Tesla Motors becomes the first electric vehicle company to fully pay back the Department of Energy. As of May 22, the company has said that it fully paid the government back for a $465 million loan it received in 2010 from the Department of Energy (DOE). The company announced it had wired $451 million to the government, [...]
WASHINGTON, DC – Calling him “uniquely qualified,” Rhone Resch, president & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement after Ernest Moniz was unanimously confirmed today as secretary of the Department of Energy: “Ernest Moniz will be an outstanding Secretary of Energy. As a Massachusetts Institute of Technology physics professor, an [...]
Wednesday morning, April 17th, SOLAR 2013 kicked off with a multitude of sessions ranging across many different topics. The first passive architecture forum was entitled “DOE Building Integrated Solar Technologies Roadmap.” William Goetzler and Matt Guernsey were the featured speakers representing Navigant Consulting, which was hired by the Department of Energy to develop a Roadmap. [...]
Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy for the Department of Energy, spoke at WREF 2012 about the plausible expansion and the economic opportunity of renewable energy nationally while taking renewables out of the political debate.
Secretary Chu, Secretary of Energy, and Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Solar, spoke of how these industries can work together to strengthen the renewable energy market at WREF 2012.