Future of Lubbock’s power supply efforts heads to court, with Lubbock citizens paying lawyers on both sides of case

Michael Giberson In January I mentioned that a municipal utility agency created as a kind-of public-private partnership between the West Texas Municipal Power Agency and Republic Power Partners was taking off in an unexpected direction and leaving more than a few locals wondering what was going on. In brief, High Plains Diversified Energy Corporation, the … More Future of Lubbock’s power supply efforts heads to court, with Lubbock citizens paying lawyers on both sides of case

Massachusetts wants $22.5 million in tax breaks back from Evergreen Solar, company in dire financial condition

Michael Giberson Politicians show up, grinning for the cameras at groundbreaking, they come applauding the expansion announcement (and why not, public tax breaks and other policy support for solar power manufacturers were chief among the reasons the plants were built in the first place), but where are the toothy smiles of supporting public officials when … More Massachusetts wants $22.5 million in tax breaks back from Evergreen Solar, company in dire financial condition