Picking Nuclear, Picking a Winner?

In my recent post, I tried to counter the myth that the government should not be in the business of “picking winners,” a charge leveled against some recent Obama Administration energy proposals.

Picking Winners or Losers

Recently, some members of Congress criticized Energy Secretary Chu for “picking winners’ through his research and development programs like ARPA-E.

The Weakest Link in the Nuclear Chain

The reason the damaged nuclear plants in Japan could not retain power to cool the reactors or the spent fuel rods in holding tanks after the tsunami in March was because the backup power systems failed.

Does the world need another energy blog?

I think it might, and that is why we are starting one at Clean Energy Group.

Innovation to Infrastructure: Clean Energy Without Cap and Trade

With the failure of cap and trade in Washington and in international negotiations, it is time for a new strategy: clean energy pragmatism.

Open Those Energy Innovation Doors

Most of the discussion about the recently released Kerr-Lieberman climate bill is missing a key element — how to do real energy technology innovation.

Creating Demand: How to Market Solar

Can ‘solar’ become as familiar to us consumers as Coca-Cola or McDonald’s? Clean Energy Group’s Mark Sinclair explores how to market the solar concept.