President Obama Doubles Down on Renewables

Last Friday,  President Obama took an important step toward supporting a clean energy future by directing the Federal Government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.  This is more than double the current level, making this a significant moment in President Obama’s second term. Renewable energy has become cost-competitive over the years […] Read more

U.S. Budget Request Includes $302.4 Million For Solar Program

President Barack Obama’s $28.4 billion fiscal year 2011 (FY 2011) budget request includes investments in clean energy and the elimination of subsidies for the oil, coal and gas industries. Specifically, the president’s FY 2011 budget request includes the following: Lending authority to support approximately $40 billion in loan guarantees for innovative clean energy programs; More […] Read more