Tag Archives : Department of Energy


Synthetic fuel the answer to U.S. oil dependence

Source: http://www.cbc.ca The U.S. can eliminate its dependency on crude oil if the country switched to production of synthetic fuel using a combination of non-food crops, natural gas and coal, according to researchers at Princeton University. In a paper produced by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, researchers say their plan could also cut greenhouse […]


Rise of the Titan: ‘World’s fastest’ supercomputer goes live 1

Source: http://rt.com After falling behind Asia and Europe in the great race, where success is measured in FLOPS (floating-point operations per second), the US has struck back at the new high-tech Olympians with Titan: quite possibly the fastest supercomputer in the world. When Tennesseans hear the word Titan, their first thought is going to be […]


Ron Paul distills economic message into new Legalize Freedom slogan

Source: http://www.examiner.com Almost every successful political campaign needs a slogan than voters can latch onto, and encompass all the traits and platforms a candidate wants to invoke.  On Saturday, November 5th, Presidential candidate Ron Paul ushered in his slogan of ‘Legalize Freedom’ during his stop in the state of Minnesota that ties together is political, […]


Officials Knew The Solyndra Deal Was Possibly Illegal 2

Source: http://www.theatlanticwire.com Officials at the Department of Energy were warned that they could be violating the law if they restructured a loan guarantee for the solar panel maker Solyndra so that investors would be repaid before taxpayers. They went ahead anyway, The Washington Post reports, after getting a look at the email correspondence that preceded […]


Crony Capitalism: $737 Million Green Jobs Loan Given to Nancy Pelosi’s Brother-In-Law

Source: http://www.weeklystandard.com Despite the growing Solyndra scandal, yesterday the Department of Energy approved $1 billion in new loans to green energy companies — including a $737 million loan guarantee to a company known as SolarReserve: SolarReserve LLC, a closely held renewable energy developer, received a $737 million U.S. Energy Department loan guarantee to build a […]