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Solyndra

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Solyndra plant may find a buyer in Seagate

Seagate has offered to buy the idle Solyndra plant in California, though the price is well below what it cost to build the facility, according to a report.

By August 23, 2012

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Obama touts alternative energy despite Solyndra's demise

President avoids mentioning solar panel maker Solyndra's embarrassing collapse during his State of the Union address but nevertheless says it's time to "double down" on the idea.

By January 24, 2012

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Solar company Solyndra's CEO steps down

Brian Harrison, who was CEO when Solyndra declared bankruptcy and shut down, has resigned "as scheduled," the company says in court filings.

By October 13, 2011

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Solyndra's demise--setting the record straight

commentary Lux Research analyst Matt Feinstein cuts through the noise on bankrupt solar company, and says Solyndra's inability to compete should not diminish the prospects of other U.S. solar players.

By September 26, 2011

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Solyndra's burnout burdens other solar upstarts

The political uproar over failed solar company Solyndra risks eroding support for valuable clean-energy technology programs and could starve promising solar companies of financing.

By September 21, 2011

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Steven Chu takes heat on Solyndra at hearing

In a showdown with Republicans, Energy Secretary Steven Chu says no political influence came into play in approving the DOE's $535 million loan guarantee to solar company Solyndra.

By November 17, 2011

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GOP: Solyndra urged to delay layoff news until after election

In advance of Energy Secretary Steven Chu's testimony to investigators, a House subcommittee releases e-mails indicating that DOE officials tried to hold off announcement of Solyndra's layoffs until after the November 2010 election.

By November 16, 2011

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Beacon Power: We're broke, but we're no Solyndra

Beacon Power, a flywheel storage company that received a government loan guarantee, said its storage plant will continue to operate as it seeks new sources of capital.

By November 1, 2011

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Behind the bloodsport: Tesla vs. NY Times

The contentiousness of the Tesla vs. New York Times tussle speaks volumes about the stakes involved for a taxpayer-supported electric carmaker and its founder.

By February 14, 2013

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Apple eyes another patent for solar-powered iPhone

Company files a patent application for a double-duty touch screen/solar panel that could be used for iPhones and iPods.

By February 6, 2013