Bankrupt solar company Solyndra has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle accusations that it failed to properly notify employees they would losing their jobs.
An East Bay solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy protection is asking for more time to file a reorganization plan.
The building features wind turbines, solar panels and is reusing water on site.
CEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.
An 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 made his staunchest defense yet of the failed half-billion dollar federal loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra at a Thursday news conference.
A solar power project that involved clear-cutting groves of eucalyptus and oak trees to install solar panels has been halted near Richmond after county supervisors said they were caught off guard on the tree removal.
More than a dozen low-income families in San Francisco’s Bayview District are receiving free solar panels through a non-profit solar energy group this weekend.
FREMONT (KCBS) – While many venture capitalists remain bullish about solar companies, a Republican call for further investigation of how bankrupt Solyndra spent millions in federal loans could mean less public money for the solar […]
A leading Bay Area manufacturer of solar power systems has abruptly shut down operations as it seeks to file for bankruptcy.