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.
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.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke about her 25 years representing San Francisco in Congress, including her time as Speaker of the House, at the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday.
Three months after CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new parts, the bankrupt solar firm may be trying to abandon toxic waste.
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.
After filing for bankruptcy last year, Fremont solar company Solyndra still owes American taxpayers half a billion dollars. But CBS 5 caught them destroying millions of dollars worth of parts.
The Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.
High tech workers formerly employed by Solyndra are getting some much-needed help in the search for new jobs. Two cities are holding career fairs specifically for laid off workers of the failed solar start-up.