Tesla Repays Energy Department Loan 9 Years EarlyElectric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.
San Jose Solar Power Firm Shutting Plant; Oregon Taxpayers On The HookA struggling Silicon Valley solar power company will suspend its Portland operations in June and lay off 29 workers, leaving Oregon agencies that provided funding to the company on the hook for millions of dollars.
Phil Matier: Solyndra Received State Tax Break Last YearThe Department of Energy is not the only government agency that invested heavily in Solyndra, the Fremont-based solar manufacturing company that recently filed for bankruptcy.

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