10 Feb '12, 9pm

Independent Report: DOE Loan Program Working, Could Be Improved: Filed under: Energy News

Independent Report: DOE Loan Program Working, Could Be Improved: Filed under: Energy News

An independent review of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) loan guarantee program (LGP) finds that the program is working, but recommends several strategies to better protect government investments from failure. Overall, the program was found to be a success. LGP funding has leveraged $40 billion in direct private investment into the U.S. economy, according to the review. In addition, the review states the LGP has $2.9 billion of risk on its books, which is about a third of the risk Congress allotted for the program when enacted on a bipartisan basis in 2005. However, the report also calls on DOE to create a “Management Information Reporting System” (MIRS) to monitor market and regulatory trends that could impact LGP projects. In addition, the report urges DOE to monitor the status of loans, borrowers, contractors, and off-take parties that could affect loan recipients...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/10/independent-report-do...

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