31 Oct '11, 5pm

Next step in the #Solyndra investigation: a White House subpoena? #solar

Next step in the #Solyndra investigation: a White House subpoena? #solar

As the investigation into the Department of Energy (DOE) loan guarantee given to bankrupt PV module manufacturer Solyndra continues, the Obama administration has ordered an independent review of similar loans made under the DOE program. The review will focus on more than 24 loan guarantees and loans made to solar companies and other renewable energy firms, the AP reports in the Washington Post . Details on which companies and loan guarantees will be under the microscope have not been released. (Beacon Power Corp., a Tyngsboro, Mass.-based energy-storage firm that received a DOE loan guarantee, recently filed for bankruptcy and could be an investigation target.) The process is expected to be led by Herb Allison, a former U.S. Department of Treasury official who also oversaw the Troubled Asset Relief Program, which was launched as part of a 2008 economic-recovery initiative....

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