Daniel Simmons

A Fossil Fuel Fox Is Guarding The Renewable Energy Henhouse — Or Not!

The head of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is also an Assistant Secretary of Energy, which is the reason why the post requires Senate confirmation. Okay, so it’s an important post, which probably means there would be some kind of official announcement or something, right? Nope. The Senate confirmed Simmons to his position by voice vote on January 2, and so far it’s been radio silence from the Department of Energy.