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Richard W. Caperton Archives

Pumped and Quartered

Richard W. Caperton, Jackie Weidman, and Daniel J. Weiss explain how an additional 25 cents in the price per gallon of gas at the pump every three months equals an additional $5 billion in the bank for the big five oil companies.

By Richard W. Caperton, Jackie Weidman, and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Putting Big Oil Subsidies to Work

Donna Cooper, Richard Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss detail a plan to redirect billions of dollars in giveaways to Big Oil toward building infrastructure to put Americans back on the job.

By Donna Cooper, Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Federal Energy Loan Guarantees Win Clean Bill of Health

The Department of Energy loan guarantee program will cost $2 billion less than expected, writes Richard W. Caperton.

By Richard W. Caperton | Friday, February 10, 2012

Encouraging Investment Is Key to U.S. Offshore Wind Development

Congressional action to spur investment in proven renewable energy technology is fundamental to the future of the U.S. offshore wind industry, write Richard W. Caperton, Michael Conathan, and Jackie Weidman.

By Richard W. Caperton, Michael Conathan, and Jackie Weidman | Thursday, January 12, 2012

Good Government Investments in Renewable Energy

article icon Issue Brief Richard W. Caperton looks at how the government currently invests in renewable energy and ways to make that spending more efficient and effective for a more competitive, healthy, and secure United States.

By Richard W. Caperton | Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The Green Climate Fund Is Good for Business and the Environment

Richard W. Caperton applauds the creation of the Green Climate Fund at the U.N. climate negotiations and talks about why it’s a powerful tool in responding to climate change.

By Richard W. Caperton | Friday, December 16, 2011

Re-energize Regional Economies with New Electric Transmission Lines

article icon Issue Brief Building the power infrastructure will enable growth and ultimately make our economy stronger, write Richard Caperton and Matt Kasper.

By Richard W. Caperton and Matt Kasper | Thursday, December 15, 2011

Making the Green Climate Fund a Reality

The United States should continue its progress toward approval of a new fund for global climate mitigation and adaptation, write Richard Caperton and Andrew Light.

By Richard W. Caperton and Andrew Light | Friday, December 9, 2011

Government Investment Is Key to Seizing the Energy Opportunity

Richard W. Caperton and Kate Gordon explain the importance of government involvement in clean energy investment.

By Richard W. Caperton and Kate Gordon | Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Richard Caperton on the Energy Department’s Loan Guarantee Program

Richard Caperton on the importance and success of the Energy Department's loan guarantee program.

By Richard W. Caperton | Thursday, September 15, 2011

A Green Bank Is the Right Tool for Jobs

article icon Issue Brief Richard Caperton and Bracken Hendricks argue for the development of Green Bank to improve private capital markets for clean energy investment in the United States.

By Richard W. Caperton and Bracken Hendricks | Friday, September 2, 2011

FERC Helps Line Up Clean Energy Projects with New Rule

FERC is driving the clean energy investment agenda with Order 1000, which paves the way for new renewable energy transmission lines, says Richard Caperton.

By Richard W. Caperton | Thursday, July 28, 2011

Don’t Let Clean Energy Funding Die on the Vine

Congress should strengthen clean energy financing instead of letting the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program shrink, argue Richard W. Caperton and Steven J. Spinner.

By Richard W. Caperton and Steve Spinner | Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Clean Energy from America’s Oceans

article icon Issue Brief Michael Conathan and Richard Caperton outline what the federal government needs to do to make offshore wind energy a reality in U.S. waters.

By Michael Conathan and Richard W. Caperton | Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Plan for the Future by Investing in the Present

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s responsible decision making will benefit their consumers in the long run, writes Richard W. Caperton.

By Richard W. Caperton | Tuesday, April 26, 2011