CA Regulators Extend Lifeline To Obama-Backed Solar Plant -- Won't Say How Much It'll Cost Ratepayers

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Katie Kukulka, an information officer with the California Energy Commission, takes photos during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border February 13, 2014. The project, a partnership of NRG, BrightSource, Google and Bechtel, is the world's largest solar thermal facility and uses 347,000 sun-facing mirrors to produce 392 Megawatts of electricity, enough energy to power more than 140,000 homes. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) - RTX18S50

Ivanpah can keep incinerating birds and blinding pilots until the end of July

Obama-Backed Solar Plant Could Be Shut Down For Not Producing Enough Energy

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Heliostats reflect sunlight onto boilers in towers during the grand opening of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border Feb. 13, 2014. (REUTERS/Steve Marcus)

It also blinded airline pilots and incinerated birds

Chart: EPA's Own Data Blows Away Claims That Natural Gas Causes Global Warming

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. Reuters/Jim Urquhart

“The transition from coal to natural gas for electricity generation has probably been the single largest contributor to the … largely unexpected decline in U.S. CO2 emissions”

Map Shows Exactly Where The US Will Export Natural Gas

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Canaport liquid natural gas facility is seen in Saint John, New Brunswick

Selling natural gas to other countries will likely be a growth industry.

Congress Rips Apart This DOE Official For Hiding Green Loan Documents

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A sign at the entrance to the headquarters of bankrupt Solyndra LLC is shown in Fremont

‘It’s more than unbecoming, it’s depressing’

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Won't Talk About Whistleblower Fired For Talking To Congress

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
External View of the Department of Energy (Image: Energy.gov.)

DOE staff declined to even estimate how long they would take to respond to Congress

Buildings Contaminated By Nukes Will Take 50 Years And $240 Billion To Clean

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Official in protective suit and mask is briefed about tanks containing radioactive water by as they stand near a tank which is being dismantled after leaking contaminated water in this file picture taken September 19, 2013. (REUTERS)

The cost to clean buildings used for nuclear weapons increases by billions every year.

Here's Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Nuclear Power

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (L) and U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio react on stage during a campaign event in Chapin, South Carolina February 17, 2016. Haley announced her endorsement of Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination. (REUTERS/Chris Keane)

Hillary Clinton claims to be ‘agnostic about nuclear power’

Energy Dept Spends $7 Million On North Alaska Solar Power, Except It's Dark 24/7

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Dmitry Baikalov, a duty engineer, inspects equipment at the Abakan solar electric station in a suburb of the Siberian town of Abakan, Khakassia Republic, Russia, December 17, 2015. Owned by EuroSibenergo company of the En+ Group, the solar electric plant in Siberia with a generating capacity of 5.2 megawatt (MW) will be in operation on December 21, according to the official representative of the company. Picture taken December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

The parts of Alaska where the DOE intends to spend the cash have nearly 24 hours of darkness in the winter.

Lights Out! Ukraine Has Evidence Russia Took Down Its Power Grid

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A man types on a keyboard in front of the logo of "Kosova Hackers Security" in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 16, 2015. At the request of the United States, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more than a thousand U.S. officials and handing it to Islamic State militants in Syria so they could target the individuals. The man, 20-year-old Ardit Ferizi from Kosovo, who entered Malaysia in August 2014 to study computer science and forensics, will be extradited to the United States, police said on Thursday night. Picture taken October 16, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic -

The attack left approximately 700,000 homes without power for several hours last December.

EXCLUSIVE: Energy Department Investigated By Congress For Firing Whistleblower

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Science Committee. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

The employee was removed from her post on October 22nd, a mere six days after briefing Congress…

Misbehaving Bureaucrats Protected By Watchdogs In Most Public Reports

Daily Caller News Foundation | Kathryn Watson
Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks march up the center of Pennsylvania Avenue with the U.S. Capitol in the background during a demonstration by supporters of the Anonymous movement as part of the global "Million Mask March" protests in Washington November 5, 2013. The rally coincides with Guy Fawkes Day, which marks the unsuccessful attempt to blow up the British Parliament in 1605. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

‘If they’re not giving you something, it’s because they don’t want to’

US Natural Gas Exports Could Free Eastern Europe From Russia

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Canaport liquid natural gas facility is seen in Saint John, New Brunswick

American LNG exports to Europe have the potential to save America’s allies from Russian aggression.

Obama Will Ask Congress For Billions More To Spend On Global Warming Schemes

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a bilateral meeting with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

EPA will see a 50% increase in its global warming budget

Liberal Billionaires Go To War Over Solar Subsidies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCityÕs Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. SolarCity on Friday said it had built a solar panel that is the most efficient in the industry at transforming sunlight into electricity. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

Single policy shift lost one of them $165 million in ONE day

The Energy Department's Budget Has Few Mistakes, And They're Worth Billions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

A billion here, a billion there

Progressive Mother Jones Finally Realizes Why Rooftop Solar Is A Total Scam

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region April 5, 2012. U.S. solar panel manufacturers are still optimistic of winning substantial duties on solar panel imports from China, despite an initial U.S. government ruling that many found surprisingly low, the lead attorney for the industry group said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)

‘In effect, the power company pays for the right to claim the [lucrative] climate benefits of the panels on your roof.’

Obama Still 60 Percent Short Of His 1 Million Electric Car Goal A Year After Deadline

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A Tesla model S car with an electric vehicle charging station is displayed at Frankfurt Motor Show

Only 400,000 electric cars have been sold in the U.S. through 2015

NYT: Obama Gave Himself Too Much Credit For Energy Successes

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
U.S. President Barack Obama in Omaha, Nebraska, January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘The stimulus program subsidized a lot of things that would have happened anyway, or that shouldn’t have happened.’

Mean Department Of Energy Manager Pressured Employees To Alter Documents

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

‘A former manager had exerted pressure on them to circumvent professional appraisal standards.’