Posts tagged ‘Fuel’

August 24, 2011

Political Notes: Bartlett Supports Alternative Fuel Research -The Frederick News-Post Online – Bethany Rodgers

The Frederick News-Post Online – Frederick County Maryland Daily Newspaper.

The U.S. congressman who represents the district including Frederick County recently released a statement encouraging support of a bill to increase production of cars that run on non-petroleum fuels.

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-6th, also criticized a U.S. Department of Energy report about federal subsidies of energy sources, saying it should have centered more on transportation than electricity. While the country has many ways of generating electricity, oil prices are pinching the wallets of many Americans, he said.

August 22, 2011

Secretary Chu Signs Off on Two New Loan Guarantees to Develop Alternative Energy

Secretary Chu Signs Off on Two New Loan Guarantees to Develop Alternative Energy.

To support the development of two alternative energy projects, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded loan guarantees to both Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, Inc. and SoloPower, Inc. that, combined, amount to nearly $331 million.