"Obama’s Focus on Visiting Clean-Tech Companies Raises Questions"

"With trips that began two months after he took office, President Obama has devoted more than half of his out-of-town private-business visits to promoting a single industry: clean technology, which the president says will lead the nation back to economic prosperity.

His praise for renewable-energy projects has been effusive. A day after this year’s State of the Union address, he stood among workers at a small Wisconsin lighting company and dubbed it a “model for the future,” helped by government incentives offering a “leg up to renewable-energy companies.”"

Carol D. Leonnig, Joe Stephens and Alice Crites with T.W. Farnam report for the Washington Post June 25, 2011.


"White House a No-Show for Hearing on DOE's Loan Guarantees" (Greenwire)

Source: Wash Post, 06/27/2011