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Solyndra Investigation

Solyndra Bankruptcy Plan Approved, Even Though The Government Says It's Not All That Great

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - Solyndra, the failed solar panel maker, received court approval on Monday for its plan to repay creditors after a bankruptcy judge overrul...

Investment Firms May Net Huge Tax Breaks From Solyndra Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business

By Tom Hals Aug 27 (Reuters) - Two investment firms could walk away from the bankruptcy of solar panel maker Solyndra LLC with hundreds...

Lucia Graves

GSA Hearings An Attempt To Label Obama 'Big Spender,' GOP Lawmaker Admits

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Republican lawmakers sought to tie the White House to the General Services Administration scandal, Rep. John Mica (R) on Tuesday c...

Lucia Graves

GOP Lawmaker To Colleagues: Stop 'Pointing Fingers' On Solyndra

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following months of investigations into Solyndra and other Department of Energy loans, one Republican lawmaker says his colleagues might...

Lucia Graves

Republican Lawmaker Accidentally Reveals Truth Behind Solyndra Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of investigations into Solyndra and other Department of Energy loans failed to produce a smoking gun, one Republican lawmak...

Ryan Grim

Key Staffer Investigating Solyndra Has Been On Both Sides

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the House Energy and Commerce Committee met in October to decide what Solyndra-related documents to subpoena from the White House, ...

Emails Show Obama Donor Discussed Solyndra Loan With White House

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A major donor to President Barack Obama discussed with White House officials a solar energy company that received a half-billion do...

Sam Stein

Solyndra Subpoena Rejected By Obama Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House Counsel's Office has formally rejected a congressional subpoena of documents relating to the $535 million loan guarantee...

Lucia Graves

Department Of Energy Loans Program To Be Reviewed By White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday called for an independent review of the Department of Energy's loans program, the latest move to address quest...

Solyndra Says CEO Has Resigned

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

DOVER, Del. — The chairman and CEO of a California solar energy company that sought bankruptcy protection after receiving a half-billion-dollar ...

Solyndra Executives To Plead The Fifth At Hearing

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Two of Solyndra's top executives announced on Tuesday they will invoke their Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to answer any questions a...

Lucia Graves

Darrell Issa To Launch Investigation Into Government Loans Programs That Benefited Solyndra

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said Tuesday he will launch a "broad" investigation into government loan programs that benefit private comp...

Lucia Graves

GOP Congressman Demands Independent Investigation Of Solyndra Loan

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint an outside investigator to probe whether the Obam...

Were Early Warnings About California's Fallen Solar Empire Ignored?

| Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Daniel J. Goldstein WASHINGTON, D.C. – House investigators looking into the failure ...

Feds Execute Search Warrants At Solyndra Headquarters

AP | JASON DEAREN and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

FREMONT, Calif. — FBI agents executed search warrants Thursday at the headquarters of California solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, which receiv...