REALITY CHECK: Obama's Green Energy Loans Are Still On Track To Lose Money

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy after a tour of a solar power array at Hill Air Force Base, Utah

‘Not profitable for the government’

'A Disaster': Trump Shuts Down Clinton's Green Energy Claims

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton (Screen shot)

‘They lost plenty of money’

Hillary's Solar Panel Plan Is Basically A $206 Billion Handout To China, Report Finds

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Secretary of State Clinton attends a news conference in Beijing

‘Not going to give the United States a leg up on renewable energy’

Another Solyndra? Lawmakers Worry This Obama-Backed Solar Project Could Fail

Energy | 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)

‘They have been unable to meet their obligations’

The World's Largest Green Energy Company Is Facing Bankruptcy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the National Clean Energy Summit at the Mandalay Bay Resort Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 24, 2015. The White House expanded its push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar panels, smart grid technology and other alternative energies for homeowners and builders. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX1PJ3X

SunEdison got nearly $650 million in subsidies from the federal government

Congress Rips Apart This DOE Official For Hiding Green Loan Documents

Energy | 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’

Greens Terrified Cheap Energy Is Killing Wind And Solar

Energy | Andrew Follett
A wind turbine is pictured at Loftsome Bridge Treatment Works, in front of Drax Power Station near Selby, northern England, June 19, 2008. As many as a quarter of British homes could be fitted with solar heating systems and thousands of wind turbines erected across the country under government plans for a "green revolution" to be set out next week. Photo taken June 19, 2008. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN)

Energy prices dropped by 41 percent in 2015

NYT: Obama Gave Himself Too Much Credit For Energy Successes

Energy | 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.’

As Obama Attempts A Global Climate Deal, U.S. Solar Industry To Lose Its Key Subsidy

Energy | Steve Birr
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on climate change at Everglades National Park, Florida April 22, 2015. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)
'Their business model isn't based on economics; it's based on politics.'

Biofuel Maker Paid Back Its Federal Loan Without Selling Any Ethanol

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A process operator shows a handful of corn at the GreenField Ethanol plant in Chatham, Ontario

‘Abengoa is a large international company and has elected to repay the DOE loan from other revenues’

IRS Doesn't Care Where $14 Billion In Green Energy Funding Went

Politics | Michael Bastasch
A sign at the entrance to the headquarters of bankrupt Solyndra LLC is shown in Fremont

Here’s why green energy firms love federal spending

GAO: DOE's Green Energy Loans Won't Make A Profit

Politics | Michael Bastasch
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‘Taxpayers are actually well behind’

Meet The Solyndra Of Emergency Response Technology

Opinion | David Williams

The federal government is facing a choice on what technology to support. The result could be life and death.

The Tax the GOP Needs, Not The One It Wants

Opinion | Brendon Steele

A carbon tax can supercharge the conservative economic agenda, if Republicans let it.

112 Solar Companies Have Closed Their Doors In 5 Years

Business | Michael Bastasch

‘Solar manufacturing overcapacity and price pressure brutally culled the field’

Wrong! Obama's Green Loans Are STILL Losing Taxpayers Money

US | Michael Bastasch

‘That puts taxpayer losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars’