Abengoa Solar: Obama's green energy projects fail, even when they are successful

Opinion | Marita Noon

Corruption, cronyism, and foreign labor at a stimulus-funded California solar farm.

If pollution controls could 'kill'

Business | Michael Bastasch
Steven Chu

‘And so that’s … one of the issues’

Chu: Expect more green energy bankruptcies

Business | Michael Bastasch
Steven Chu Department of Energy

‘Sometimes it’ll be like Solyndra where you get 3 cents on the dollar. Others, it’ll be 80 cents’

Show me the Moniz: Senate panel advances Obama energy nominee - TheDCNF

Politics | Michael Bastasch
Secretary of Energy nominee Ernest Moniz is sworn in before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Moniz, a nuclear physicist, testified before a full committee hearing on his pending nomination. Win McNamee/Getty Images.
Republicans, Democrats praise Moniz

Chu'd out: Obama's energy secretary steps down

Business | Michael Bastasch
Steven Chu Energy Secretary

Steven Chu’s tenure was marred by failure of government-backed firms like Solyndra

Congress, local authorities investigate Abound Solar - TheDCNF

Politics | Michael Bastasch

Rep. Cory Gardner asks Energy Secretary Steven Chu for documents on taxpayer-funded solar company

Energy Dept. spends $43 million on researching better electric car batteries - TheDC

Business | Paul Conner
Barack Obama General Motors

19 new projects would try to improve the battery on cars like the Chevy Volt

There's already an app for that - TheDC

Tech | Paul Conner

Energy Department offers $100,000 prize to create mobile apps that already exist

Chu: I would give myself an 'A' for energy prices - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Average price for a gallon of gas just hit $3.87, the highest ever recorded in the month of March

Issa plans to press Chu on 'waste, fraud and abuse' during Tuesday hearing - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

‘We’re going to have a series of questions for Secretary Chu about ‘what is your definition of waste?”

High energy prices are an Obama administration goal

Energy | Robert Laurie

President Obama and Energy Secretary Chu hope to limit energy consumption by driving up energy prices.

Energy secretary doesn't own car, but his wife drives BMW gas-guzzler - TheDC

Politics | David Martosko

Mrs. Chu owns a 6-cylinder engine sports sedan that gets 21 mpg, less-than-efficient by the administration’s standards

Issa: Energy Sec. Chu a 'brilliant individual' in 'over his head' - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

‘There’s a question about whether or not he is able to turn the ship around after a series of failures’

TheDC Morning: What Chu's talkin' 'bout - TheDC

| Jim Treacher

TheDC Morning: What Chu’s talkin’ ’bout

Chu'd out: GOP, Dems grill energy secretary over Solyndra, call for firing - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella

‘Was there incompetence, was there any influence of a political nature? And I would have to say no’

White House circulated plan to replace Chu - AP

Politics | Associated Press

Top White House officials saw a plan to oust Energy Department secretary in wake of Solyndra scandal

Energy Department hired Wall Street to Salvage $olyndra - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella

Lazard argued in an Aug. 17 memo that Solyndra was almost certain to fail

Energy secretary: Solar panel market 'will dwarf the beer market' - TheDC

Business | Paul Conner

Chu defends loan guarantee program while admitting it could be improved

White House orders independent review of Solyndra scandal - TheDC

Politics | Will Rahn

‘We must also ensure that we are strong stewards of taxpayer dollars’

TheDC Morning: You got to know when to Holder, know when to fold 'er - TheDC

| Jim Treacher

TheDC Morning: You got to know when to Holder, know when to fold ‘er