Archives for Bill Glahn

The Political Allocation of Capital: RFK Jr and BrightSource by Bill Glahn

On a day when Nobel-prize winner and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is on the hot seat on Capitol Hill, answering questions about the Solyndra scandal, details are coming out about an even larger, potential scandal.

The U.K.’s Daily Mail reports about a $1.4 billion bailout for a firm tied to environmental lawyer and Presidential nephew Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.  The Mail reports,

“The revelation was made in an explosive new book, Throw Them All Out, which exposes the secret financial deals of an inner circle of businessmen and politicians in the White House (read more….)

Snatching Environmental Defeat from the Jaws of Victory by Bill Glahn

Driving around this afternoon, I caught this story on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR).  With great sadness, MPR reports that Minnesota currently meets national air quality standards.  But don’t despair, big opportunities are coming to micromanage your lives (read more on Bill’s Blogspot….) 

Solar Subsidies in Minnesota, Part 2

In Finance and Commerce, freelance writer Dan Haugen attempts to answer the question that I posed a couple of weeks ago.  Dan phrases the question from the point of view of two local solar manufacturers, “How will Silicon Energy and TenKsolar manage in oversupplied solar panel market?”  (Read more….)

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