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A Better Way for Clean Energy Investment

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

While many Americans would like to see us move toward "green energy" as a means to reduce our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels in general, such a move should be driven by market forces, not the strong arm of government and crony capitalism.

U.S.-Backed Company Could Now Be Backed By China

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business

* Wanxiang offers about $260 mln for A123 * Wanxiang beats Johnson Controls/NEC Corp joint bid * Chinese companies have ...

Obama Administration Gave Company $1 Million On DAY It Filed For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Obama administration provided struggling battery maker A123 Systems Inc with nearly $1 million on the day it fil...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Obama's Green Stimulus Under Scrutiny After Battery Maker Bankruptcy

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green

With the second presidential debate just hours away, a bankruptcy announced Tuesday by a company that received federal stimulus funding under Presiden...

Obama-Backed Battery Maker Flops

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.16.2012 | Small Business

DETROIT — Short of cash and hurting from weak sales of electric cars, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday...

Jennifer Bendery

Pete Hoekstra Hits Debbie Stabenow For Seeking Same Stimulus Money He Sought

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- You know it's the height of election season when one candidate is criticizing the other for doing the exact same thing that he or she di...

Electric Vehicles To Benefit From Battery Technology Boost

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green

* New tech eliminates need for heating, cooling systems * To bring down prices of electric vehicles * A123 shares jump a...

Could Immigrants Drive the Revival of American Manufacturing?

Richard Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Herman

Let's not be consumed by talks about Arizona or a Fourteenth Amendment repeal. Today, America should be leveraging its immigrant advantage to jump-start manufacturing and create new jobs for Americans.