In attempt to stabilize itself, next generation automaker Fisker Automotive has removed Henrik Fisker as CEO and replaced him with Tom LaSorda, the former CEO of Chrysler Group.
DuPont, the leading U.S. chemical maker, and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., a top Chinese PV panel manufacturer, reached a $100 million deal this week with the goal of boosting supplies of solar-energy materials and promoting broader adoption of solar energy worldwide.
Fisker Automotive, the vehicle manufacturer which took the clean transportation world by storm in 2009 when it announced the debut of its Karma model plug in hybrid vehicle, has announced its intention to renegotiate the terms of its $528.7 million conditional loan from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE.
U.S. Department of Interior announced its "Smart from the Start" offshore wind energy initiative has cleared an environmental review and is moving forward.
On Thursday, lithium-battery developer Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV) filed a voluntary petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Despite a political firestorm resulting in a dark cloud being cast over the federal government's backing of renewable energy projects in the aftermath of the fall of now bankrupt Solyndra, Inc. and Beacon Power, once high-flying cleantech companies that received federal loan guarantees, Washington is still moving ahead with plans to develop renewables—particularly, offshore wind power.
As part of the RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which manages the Superfund reclamation initiative, and the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, are considering using brownfields and closed landfills to develop renewable energy projects.