The Energy Department says it is selling a $192 million loan made to struggling electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc.
At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a seven-year, $213 million upgrade to the security system that protects the lab’s most sensitive nuclear bomb-making facilities doesn’t work.
The House on Wednesday voted to slash money for renewable energy research and defy the Obama administration’s decision to close the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in a bare-bones annual spending bill for energy and water programs.
Democrats controlling the Senate are pushing to spending billions of dollars more than their House GOP rivals on transportation and housing programs despite tough budget limits that promise to roll the increases back.
An internal investigation has found that a senior Energy Department official was actively involved in securing summer jobs for his three college-aged children.
Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation’s new energy secretary.
Newly released documents show that the Obama administration was warned as early as 2010 that electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. was not meeting milestones set up for a half-billion dollar government loan, nearly a year before U.S. officials froze the loan after questions were raised about the company’s statements.
President Barack Obama filled in more pieces of his second term leadership team Monday, nominating a trio of new advisers to lead the Energy Department, Environmental Protection Agency and budget office.
President Barack Obama has tapped Wal-Mart’s Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his next budget chief, thrusting her into the center of Washington’s heated partisan budget battles and is filling vacancies at the Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency, an official says.
Bankruptcy has never looked so lucrative.