Posts Tagged ‘Solyndra’


US Reviewing $4.8 Billion Worth of Loans Post-Solyndra

Posted on March 19th, 2013 by

US Reviewing $4.8 Billion Worth of Loans Post-Solyndra The U.S. Energy Department is currently reviewing nine applications from companies seeking $4.8 billion in clean-energy loan[...]

How Government Contracts Have Jump Started This Thin Film Solar Cell Maker

Posted on October 26th, 2011 by

Dr. Ashok Sood, President & CEO of Magnolia Solar, discusses his company’s plan to grow his thin film solar cell business by securing government contracts.

Considering Solar? Five Questions to Ask!

Posted on October 19th, 2011 by

The bankruptcies of Solyndra, Evergreen and other solar companies raise questions about solar energy in general. The market has seen a flood of new solar[...]

Solyndra and the “Shakeout”: The solar industry bankruptcies in context.

Posted on October 13th, 2011 by

During August, three homegrown photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers failed and two European manufacturers decommissioned their U.S. production lines. All told, the United States lost 20[...]

The Danger of Painting Green Things Black with the Solyndra Brush

Posted on October 12th, 2011 by

The blowback from Solyndra’s bankruptcy has been severe and highly politicized.  Solyndra execs – Brian Harrison (CEO) and Bill Stover (CFO) – plead the Fifth[...]

Energy efficiency and the Solyndra effect

Posted on September 26th, 2011 by

Not so long ago the green energy movement celebrated because President Obama used words like ‘renewable energy’ and ‘climate change’ in his inaugural speech. It[...]

MEMC acquires Fotowatio Renewable Ventures' U.S. subsidiary

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by

MEMC acquires Fotowatio Renewable Ventures' U.S. subsidiary, First Solar agrees to supply 100-MW module to India's Reliance Power, and Solyndra goes bankrupt.