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January 6 -- Clean energy supporters pushed back Sunday against a "60 Minutes" report that cast the Obama administration's $91 billion clean energy stimulus as a potentially ill-advised investment of taxpayer dollars.

“It’s surprising that the '60 Minutes' piece on renewable energy was so far behind the times. Any keen observer of the industry knows that deployment is up, costs are down and consumers are saving money — more so now than ever before," said Michael Brower, interim chief executive with the American Council on Renewable Energy, which said the sector drew $240 billion in private investment worldwide and added 110,000 jobs in the United States in 2012. >>View Article