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Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

Solar Panels To Become Mandatory On New Sebastopol Buildings

On Tuesday, Sebastopol became the second city in California to require all newly-constructed residences and commercial buildings to carry a photovoltaic energy system.

05/16/2013

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Layoffs From Solyndra Shutdown Hundreds More Than Original Report

Newly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.

06/13/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Allow $500K In Bonuses

The Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.

01/12/2012

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Considered Bailout For Solyndra

Days before Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of cash and a new board of directors, including two directors appointed by the Energy Department.

11/02/2011