COA Responds to Energy Sec. Chu’s Resignation

Cause of Action, a government accountability group currently engaged in two lawsuits against the Department of Energy, issued the following response to Secretary Chu’s resignation announcement today: Executive Director Dan Epstein: “Secretary Chu is leaving behind a Department of Energy that has violated the rulemaking process, stolen technology from small […]

E&E Publishing: 2 companies sue, alleging politics steered green energy loans

2 companies sue, alleging politics steered green energy loans   John McArdle, E&E reporter, Published: Friday, January 11, 2013 Two electric-vehicle companies sued the Department of Energy yesterday for allegedly doling out billions of dollars in green energy loans to companies with political connections to the Obama administration. XP Vehicles Inc. and […]

AM-1300 WMEL Producer’s Blog: Bought and Paid for Winners and Losers? The XP Vehicles/Limnia Saga.

Read the full story here. Raised on Hoecakes “In a lawsuit filed by the non-profit group Cause of Action, we may have an answer to that in the future. The lawsuit involves the actions of the Department of Energy (DOE) and loans the Department made to help develop hybrid and […]

When cronyism takes the place of merit at the DOE, everyone loses

With the new push towards green energy most recently from the 44th administration, Congress created Department of Energy loan guarantee programs designed to help the private sector develop new technology and products. Sadly, instead of the return Americans were expecting, they found much of their money upside down in poorly […]

Washington Post: Car company says Obama team steered stimulus funds to political favorites

      Car company says Obama team steered stimulus funds to political favorites