Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 JobsTesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.
Tesla CEO Vows To Pay Off Federal Loan EarlyThe 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.
Ex-Berkeley Lab Director Resigns As Energy Secretary, Defends LoansEnergy 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.
Fremont Solyndra Factory Sold To Seagate For Fraction Of Original PriceDisk 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.
Solyndra Asks Judge To Approve Reorganization Plan Over Gov't ObjectionsThe failed solar power company Solyndra LLC is asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge to confirm its proposed reorganization plan over objections from government attorneys.
Government Attorneys Object To Solyndra Reorganization PlanGovernment attorneys are urging a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject the proposed reorganization plan of failed solar power company Solyndra LLC.
Seagate Technology To Buy Shuttered Solyndra PlantSeagate Technology has reached a tentative deal to buy the former headquarters of solar company Solyndra.
Bay Area Artists Create Display From Discarded Solyndra Solar TubesA pair of Bay Area artists have found use for some of the millions of unused glass tubes from bankrupt Fremont solar power firm Solyndra.
Solyndra Agrees To Settle Suit Over LayoffsBankrupt 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.
Report Shows White House Ignored Warnings On SolyndraRepublicans 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.
Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar FundraiserOne 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.
Solyndra Wants More Time To File Bankruptcy PlanAn 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.