The failure of a second solar manufacturer that received loan guarantees from the U.S. Energy Department adds to pressure on President Barack Obama to justify incentives for the clean-energy industry that’s being undercut by Chinese competition.
More than 50 U.S. nuclear scientists, engineers and aides are in Japan helping its government struggling to control a crippled power plant. In the process, they are training for any future crisis at home.
Ener1 Inc., one of 30 recipients of U.S. Energy Department grants to produce electric-car batteries, is the latest recipient of the agency’s aid to run into financial trouble and draw congressional scrutiny.
Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, the former chairman of American International Group Inc., lost his bid to have a New York appeals court remove a judge from a lawsuit brought in 2005 by the state attorney general’s office.