08 Sep '11, 6pm

Special Victims Unit: Solyndra Edition: We chose not to lurk in the Solyndra parking lot today, watching FBI a...

Eric S: The problem is, that DOE’s sin does go beyond just being lied to in regards to Solyndra, just as it does with Abound. To qualify for the solicitation of the Loan Program, you have to have technology that isn’t commercially available, and you have to prove that you are cheaper than current commercially available technology. Solyndra can loosely meet one of those, with it’s funky form factor. But it was WELL KNOWN to be more expensive. And convincing the Treasury to give you half a billion off of a promise of “just give me three more years and we will be cheap enough” just shouldn’t cut it. Abound doesn’t qualify under EITHER of those - and yet that still didn’t stop the DOE or the Treasury in giving them almost half a billion as well. Domestic solar manufacturing needs to learn to stand on its on two feet, and stop relying on subsidies, and loan programs. Because we...

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FBI Raids Solyndra Headquarters

renewableenergyworld.com 08 Sep '11, 8pm

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greenbiz.com 09 Sep '11, 3pm

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greentechmedia.com 09 Sep '11, 5am

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greentechmedia.com 07 Sep '11, 11pm

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Sep '11, 3am

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paultan.org 05 Sep '11, 4am

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renewableenergyworld.com 06 Sep '11, 3pm

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greentechmedia.com 14 Sep '11, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 15 Sep '11, 11am

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globalwarming.org 06 Sep '11, 6pm

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solarfeeds.com 09 Sep '11, 7pm

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Solyndra

greentechmedia.com 31 Aug '11, 2pm

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Solyndra Shuts Down, and Woe Is Us

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renewableenergyworld.com 02 Sep '11, 12am

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