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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...

Notorious Bankrupt Company Blames Chinese Companies For Failure

Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

Solyndra, the green energy giant that filed for bankruptcy last year, is claiming that three Chinese solar panel firms are responsible for its ruin. ...

Sorry, Taxpayers, Solyndra's Not Paying Back Most Of Its Government Loan

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

Solyndra's not going to pay back the better part of its loans, which is bad news for its investors -- better known as U.S. taxpayers. Solyndra, the...

Right-Wing Group Targets Obama Energy Loan

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 02.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — A Republican-leaning group will begin airing a major advertisement this week critical of the Obama administration's investment into...

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, ...

Chu Takes Responsibility For Solyndra Loan

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — An unapologetic Energy Secretary Steven Chu defended a half-billion-dollar federal loan to a solar-panel manufacturer that went bel...

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...

House Panel Votes To Subpoena Solyndra White House Documents

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — A Republican-led House panel on Thursday agreed to subpoena the White House for documents related to Solyndra Inc., the failed Cali...

House Panel Looks At Solyndra Loan Restructuring

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Two senior Treasury officials said Friday that they had never seen a loan restructuring similar to an Energy Department loan to a f...

Michael McAuliff

NRCC 'Green Casino' Charge Craps Out On Truth

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the Republican Party's lead campaign groups tried to turn the Solyndra failure into an election issue Tuesday, accusing President...

Obama: Clean Energy Loans 'Entail Some Risk, By Definition'

Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

Speaking at the White House Thursday about the economy and jobs, President Obama said loan guarantees for the clean energy sector are needed to help U...

Lucia Graves

Cliff Stearns On Solyndra: Steven Chu 'Ignored Every Warning Sign'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are turning up the pressure on Energy Secretary Steven Chu after a spokesman admitted he was responsible for the final...

Lucia Graves

Fact Check: Henry Waxman Tells Darrell Issa He Had 'No Involvement' In Solyndra Loan Selection

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has accused Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) of "crony ...

GOP Congressman Calls For Independent Investigator In White House Loan To Failed Solar Firm

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday called for an independent investigator to look into a $528 million loan app...

White House Worries About Solyndra's Effect On Obama

AP | MATTHEW DALY and JACK GILLUM | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration restructured a half-billion dollar federal loan to a troubled solar energy company in such a way that priv...

Insiders Warned Of Energy-Firm Bankruptcy Before White House Loan

Center For Public Integrity | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

On August 20, 2009, an Energy Department staffer examining a pending loan to a California clean energy start-up came to a startling conclusion: The co...

House Probing $528M Loan To Failed Solar Company

AP | KEVIN FREKING and JACK GILLUM | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — House Republicans questioned Wednesday whether the White House rushed approval of a half-billion-dollar loan guarantee for a now-ba...