Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Home Middle Column The Green Jobs Debacle: 'Dept of Labor's IG found that a $500...

The Green Jobs Debacle: ‘Dept of Labor’s IG found that a $500 million program for training people with so-called green skills has so far produced only 1,336 jobs that have lasted over 6 months’

-

– Ener1, after receiving $118.5 million from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection

– Evergreen Solar, after receiving millions of dollars from the state of Massachusetts, filed for bankruptcy protection

– SpectraWatt, backed by Intel and Goldman Sachs, filed for bankruptcy protection’

– Beacon Power, after receiving $43 million from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection

– Abound Solar, after receiving $400 million from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection.

– Amonix, after receiving $5.9 million from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection.

– Babcock & Brown (an Australian company), after receiving $178 million from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection.

– A123 Systems, after receiving $279 million from DOE, shipped some bad batteries and is barely operating. It cut jobs.

– Solar Trust for America, after receiving a $2.1-billion loan guarantee from DOE, filed for bankruptcy protection.

– Nevada Geothermal, after receiving $98.5 million from DOE, warns of potential defaults in new SEC filings.

More here.

 

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

Guardian: Covid-19 Lockdowns are Driving Up CO2 Emissions

Ditching the commute might seem an easy climate win, but other factors such as the relative inefficiency of home heating outweigh the CO2 savings.

Are Climate Feedbacks Strongly Non-Linear?

Is it possible that the Earth’s system is strongly buffered with strong positive ice and dust feedbacks prevailing at colder temperatures, and strong negative...

Comments On Federal Scientific Integrity

It is one thing to impose drastic measures and harsh economic penalties when an environmental problem is clear-cut and severe. It is quite another...