Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal LoanThe Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.
Solyndra House Hearing Turns Into a Partisan SkirmishA Friday House hearing into bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra and its half a billion dollar federal loan guarantee turned into a tense partisan skirmish.
Emails Show Obama Fundraiser Pushed Solyndra LoanAn Energy Department adviser and former fundraiser for President Barack Obama pushed for Solyndra to receive a half-billion federal loan, despite pledging to recuse himself because his wife’s law firm represented the company.
President Obama Defends Solyndra Loan, Remains Committed To Green EnergyPresident Obama made his staunchest defense yet of the failed half-billion dollar federal loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra at a Thursday news conference.