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Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Agrees To Settle Suit Over Layoffs

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.

08/13/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Wants More Time To File Bankruptcy Plan

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.

06/29/2012

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New San Francisco PUC Headquarters ‘Greenest In America’

The building features wind turbines, solar panels and is reusing water on site.

06/20/2012

49ers new stadium

49ers Santa Clara Stadium To Have ‘Green’ Theme

CEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.

04/22/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Emails Show Obama Fundraiser Pushed Solyndra Loan

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.

10/07/2011

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

President Obama Defends Solyndra Loan, Remains Committed To Green Energy

President Obama made his staunchest defense yet of the failed half-billion dollar federal loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra at a Thursday news conference.

10/06/2011

Solar Panels (AP)

East Bay Solar Project Halted After Trees Clear-Cut For Panels

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.

09/28/2011

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Low-Income Families In San Francisco’s Bayview Get Free Solar Panels

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.

09/10/2011

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

Solyndra Bankruptcy Could Dry Up Solar Industry Funding

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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Fremont-Based Solyndra Goes Bankrupt; 1,100 Workers Laid Off

A leading Bay Area manufacturer of solar power systems has abruptly shut down operations as it seeks to file for bankruptcy.

CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011

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