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Tesla CEO Vows To Pay Off Federal Loan Early

The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors says his company plans to pay back an Energy Department loan in half the time required by the government.

02/26/2013

Energy Secretary Steven Chu testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the government support for the failed solar panel company Solyndra on Capitol Hill November 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ex-Berkeley Lab Director Resigns As Energy Secretary, Defends Loans

Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced his resignation Friday, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

02/01/2013

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Solyndra Factory Sold To Seagate For Fraction Of Original Price

Disk drive maker Seagate has reached a deal to buy the former Solyndra solar panel factory in Fremont for less than a third of the building’s original price tag.

11/15/2012

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Solyndra Asks Judge To Approve Reorganization Plan Over Gov’t Objections

The failed solar power company Solyndra LLC is asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge to confirm its proposed reorganization plan over objections from government attorneys.

10/15/2012

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government Attorneys Object To Solyndra Reorganization Plan

Government attorneys are urging a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject the proposed reorganization plan of failed solar power company Solyndra LLC.

10/11/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seagate Technology To Buy Shuttered Solyndra Plant

Seagate Technology has reached a tentative deal to buy the former headquarters of solar company Solyndra.

08/22/2012

A view inside the SOL Grotto exhibit at the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens. (UC Berkeley)

Bay Area Artists Create Display From Discarded Solyndra Solar Tubes

A pair of Bay Area artists have found use for some of the millions of unused glass tubes from bankrupt Fremont solar power firm Solyndra.

08/21/2012

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

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Shows White House Ignored Warnings On Solyndra

Republicans investigating the federal government’s investment in a bankrupt solar panel manufacturer have concluded that the Obama administration ignored numerous red flags about the company’s financial viability, leaving taxpayers on the hook for more than $500 million.

08/02/2012

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar Fundraiser

One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.

07/25/2012

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