Energy Secretary

WASHINGTON | GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars

WASHINGTON — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars

PRAGUE | US energy secretary In Prague to lobby for nuclear industry

PRAGUE  — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been lobbying in Prague for the U.S. civil nuclear industry as the most suitable to develop the Czech nuclear program. The Czech Republic relies on nuclear energy and the current six reactors produce a third of the country’s electricity. The country is planning to build new reactors … Continue reading PRAGUE | US energy secretary In Prague to lobby for nuclear industry

In Texas, Perry was ‘all of the above’ on energy production

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) Energy Production — Rick Perry was for “all of the above” on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Years before the Democratic president endorsed all types of energy production — from oil and gas to renewable sources like wind and solar power — Perry was putting the policy into practice … Continue reading In Texas, Perry was ‘all of the above’ on energy production