Steven Chu, who led the clean-energy charge for the Obama administration, said he’s ready to return to California and the academic life.
Loan guarantee-backed SoloPower opens a factory in Porland, hoping to survive the brutal PV price wars with a lightweight, flexible panel.
It won’t go any further, but House Republicans say they’ve sent a message by passing the “No More Solyndras Act.”
House Republicans try to end what’s left of the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program for renewables with the “No More Solyndras Act.”
Thin-film manufacturer Abound Solar, after spending $70 million in U.S.-supported loans, declares bankruptcy.
The Romney campaign seems to have some ‘splainin’ to do after Konarka, backed by Massachusetts under the Romney administration, goes belly up.
Thin-film manufacturer Abound Solar, which has received $70 million of a $400 million loan guarantee, shuts down to retool to make a higher-efficiency product.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently defended the Solyndra loan guarantee, saying the U.S. can’t afford to “wave the white flag” in the global clean-energy race.
The White House says a House panel’s subpoena for all documents related to Solyndra is way too broad and “driven by partisan politics.”
On a party-line vote, a House committee votes to subpoena the White House for internal communications related to the Solyndra loan guarantee.