Tag: Economic Stimulus Package


Four Democratic U.S. senators have asked the Obama administration to stop investment in wind power and other renewable energy projects until the government ensures that the projects primarily use U.S. labor and materials. The senators, led by U.S. Sen. Charles Read more…


The Obama administration is awarding $3.4 billion in grants to modernize the national electric grid. One-hundred companies, utilities, manufacturers, and cities will receive the grants — ranging from $400,000 to $200 million — for projects that help build a “smart” Read more…


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law by President Obama in February to stimulate the sagging US economy. As it is the most comprehensive and lucrative sustainability bill ever passed, it sets a serious standard for the United States government and its people to follow. Besides being very complicated there are both negative and positive aspects to this bill, which I breakdown as best as I can.


Time to learn a little Finnish: Picosun Oy. The company is working on a research project funded by the European Union to develop more efficient solar cells. The project, called ROD-SOL (short for Rods for Novel Solar Cells), aims to Read more…

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