Obama administration approved $1bn in green energy loans days after failed Solyndra project due to be completed
$737m guarantee made to Crescent Dunes project in Tonopah, Nevada, for 110-megawatt desert solar power plant
Republicans warn Energy Department is ‘rushing’ $5bn in loans ahead of Friday deadline
In the aftermath of the the doomed Solyndra project, the U.S. Department of Energy has announced a $737 million loan guarantee to SolarReserve to construct a giant solar power plant in Tonopah, Nevada.
The SolarReserve project is backed by an energy investment fund where the Minority Leader’s brother-in-law Ronald Pelosi is a board member.
PCG Clean Energy & Technology Fund (East) LLC is listed as one of the investors in the project that has been given the staggering loan guarantee, which even dwarfs that given to failed company Solyndra.
Other investors include one of the major investors in Solyndra, which is run by one of the directors of Solyndra.
Steve Mitchell, who served on the board of directors at the bankrupt energy company, is also managing director of Argonaut Private Equity, which has invested in the latest project.
Since Solyndra has filed for bankruptcy has been asked to testify about the goings on at the firm by two members of the House and ‘asked to provide documents to Congress’.
Italian pensioners & poor families go hungry because they don’t get enough help from the state but when it comes to asylum seekers..
Worth discussing, probably.
Just in time for the 2020 election…the state of New York is falling all over themselves to make sure illegal aliens have driver’s licenses.
According to a 2008 report by the nonpartisan Pew Center on the States, Michigan had an impossible 102.54 percent of eligible voters registered to vote in this state. The study found that despite a Voting Eligible Population of 7,285,960, Michigan actually had 7,470,764 individuals registered for the 2008 election.
According to the survey, released Thursday, a majority of people believe close to one in four (23.6 percent) people are gay or lesbian.
Americans have continuously overestimated the size of the gay population in recent years—estimating 24.6 percent in 2011 and 23.2 percent in 2015. Only about 4.5% of Americans self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to an earlier Gallup study. But in this most recent poll, conducted in May, just 9 percent of respondents estimated under 5 percent.