End Of Stimulus Loans Could Sap Clean Tech Projects

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT) -- The closing of the U.S. Department of Energy’s stimulus loan guarantee program after more than two years in operation could lead clean technology companies facing a reluctant domestic financing market to delay projects or pursue them overseas, experts say.

The program helped fund large-scale clean energy projects that might not have taken off otherwise, but it likely didn’t go far enough in encouraging clean energy development, according to analysts, attorneys and energy executives.

Now that the deadline for the DOE to issue loan guarantees under the...
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