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.
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.
The so-called “transit of Venus” — when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and our sun — is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. when the planet will appear as a small black dot slowly moving across the sun.
Mitt Romney has revived charges about the failed solar company Solyndra as he assails President Barack Obama’s green energy policy. But he didn’t get the story completely straight when he accused the administration of favoring “cronies.”
Mitt Romney was holding a news conference outside the shuttered offices of Solyndra, the green energy company that went bankrupt after receiving government loans.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved close to $370,000 in bonuses for certain employees of Solyndra LLC, a solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before declaring bankruptcy.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority unveiled a newly installed solar parking canopy system at one of its three bus maintenance facilities Thursday.
The Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.
A high school in the Napa Valley is only three years old but already it has set the standard for being environmentally friendly.
San Mateo-based SolarCity said Wednesday that it had reached a deal with Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit for financing the five-year project called SolarStrong.