Top down or bottom up? Which works? Fondren’s business center north of the University Medical Center works.
As 2015 draws to a close, news in Mississippi was dominated by an election, more problems with the controversial Kemper power plant and civil asset forfeiture.
Legendary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla backed a startup called KiOR as part of his ambitious push for green energy. Now KiOR is bankrupt, he and company executives are being sued for fraud, and Khosla’s big biofuel bet is looking increasingly questionable.
Repost from April 30, 2014… Once upon a midnight dreary, came a crony to our door, Hands out reaching, reaching – reaching for our treasure store, Tapping, tapping, a crony rapping at our treasure’s door, And the word there spoken was the whispered word, Kior, The Crony Once upon a midnight dreary, came a […]
Mississippi Development Authority: Rumpelstiltskin not.
The equipment of biofuel company KiOR has been sold. Lowndes County officials announced the sale Monday morning.
Didn’t Kior (diesel from pine trees) just prove this is a bad idea? Are we slow learners or what?
Stion, a taxpayer-funded solar panel plant in Mississippi, has failed to meet job-creation goals four years after getting a $75 million loan to build a factory in Hattiesburg.
One of the most costly government actions is the administration’s war on coal. It is the fuel for about half of the country’s electricity and one of the cheapest sources of energy. Kelley Williams, chair, Bigger Pie Forum, February 4, 2015 | northsidesun.com IT WASN’T TRUE LOVE when the green energy philanderer hooked up with […]
If only KiOR had turned those pine trees into sawdust first. Anthony Watts | November 25, 2014 | www.wattsupwiththat.com “Our method could be especially useful in Europe, where we have little crude oil and cannot easily produce shale gas,” concluded Sels. From the “yes, but does it clog your carburetor?” department comes this claim, which might work […]