Tag: Section 1705

Why did my loan guarantee just die, and what do I do about it?

It is sunset time for the DOE Section 1705 Loan Guarantee program. What are the alternatives? In Washington, numerous projects received DOE letters this week that their 1705 applications had been put on hold, and many others have now been rejected. Last week, DOE loan guarantee czar Jonathan Silver wrote on the DOE’s blog: “We […]

May 18, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Will the DOE Loan Guarantee Program be chopped by Congress, as US falls to 3rd in cleantech investment?

34 Cleantech CEOs launch a rearguard effort to save the DOE Loan Guarantee Program. Will it survive? Should it? Who’s at risk? What’s at stake? In Washington, 34 cleantech CEOs, are trying to make sure the DOE doesn’t drop its loan guarantee program despite threats of budget cuts from Congress. Signatories to the letter include […]

March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More