New York State has launched a "Green Bank" -- a government-funded financier of green-energy-type projects.

1) This is New York State.

2) This is a government agency funding private businesses.

3) This is in a sector where profits already are tied up with politics.

4) This is in a sector in which people are always promising the next miracle fuel/technology.

Therefore: I predict we get an ugly cronyism/corruption scandal related to the NY Green Bank within two years.