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Star Investor Vinod Khosla Responds : Greentech Media. I wrote a mildly antagonistic profile of star investor Vinod Khosla last week as part of our "Green Kingpins" series.

Star Investor Vinod Khosla Responds : Greentech Media

Mr. Khosla responded with a well-thought-out and reasonable rebuttal, which we print here in its entirety. To review the issues you raised: Mr. Khosla is somewhat of a contrarian and can always be counted on to say something that doesn't agree with the conventional wisdom. Q-Cells Declares 2009 Loss of $1.8 Billion; CEO Resigns Amidst : Leading German cell producer Q-Cells has gone from weakness after weakness over the last 12 months, and someone had to pay.

Q-Cells Declares 2009 Loss of $1.8 Billion; CEO Resigns Amidst :

As things turned out, it happened to be the man at the top. CEO Anton Milner quit his job last Thursday, citing a "huge loss of confidence" on account of the company's terrible 2009 results. Facebook. CleanTech Perils When Relying on Government Subsidies - Planet Y. WSJ ran a story today of how the one-time darling of solar energy, First Solar, is hurting as solar subsidies subside.

CleanTech Perils When Relying on Government Subsidies - Planet Y

Key point: Solar power relies almost completely on subsidies, and those are being slashed in Germany, where First Solar made 65% of its sales last year The stock is down 40% and is likely to continue dropping. Its core business is suffering due to cheap solar panels coming in from China and the difficulties of transitioning to a systems provider for solar farms. Startup Hopes to Help Car Owners Rent Vehicles to Others - Digit. Enable Personal Vehicle Sharing - AB1871. Why the Senate climate bill is on life support | Greenspace | Lo. Monday was to be a launch party for supporters of a congressional push to limit greenhouse gas emissions and boost domestic energy production.

Why the Senate climate bill is on life support | Greenspace | Lo

Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) were to roll out their long-negotiated version of the climate bill the House passed last year, along with endorsements from environmental groups, utility executives and even oil companies. You know what they say about best-laid plans.