24 Sep '12, 6pm

Solar jobs are increasing twice as fast as jobs in other parts of the economy. Let's build. #350ppm

I appreciate that your objective, in part, was to avoid political consequences (since they are not named), but the reality is that Solyndra was a political giveaway. Steven Chu's energy department had recommended against it, even predicting the month when the company would run out of funds, even with the loan. Solyndra's model was unsustainable - you cannot make up in quantity when you have a product that costs nearly $4/W that sells into a market that was rapidly advancing towards an end cost of $1/W. By not taking a stance against this kind of political chicanery, the whole industry is painted with the broad brush of "over-priced, unsustainable, and a rip-off". When something like this happens, we have to be the first to stand up & say "This is wrong." The fact is this country has no energy policy and this is a matter of national defense. Solar is an integral part of ene...

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