09 Sep '11, 5am

Solyndra FOIA Release of DOE Loan Guarantee Term Sheet: [pagebreak:SolyndraFOIA] Earlier this year I obtaine...

Solyndra FOIA Release of DOE Loan Guarantee Term Sheet: [pagebreak:SolyndraFOIA] Earlier this year I obtaine...

Earlier this year I obtained the DOE loan guarantee term sheet for Solyndra Fab 2 LLC via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Although the document is highly redacted, in the interest of getting it out there I am including the first few pages here, followed by a link if you'd like to download the document in its entirety. To be honest, any of the juicy bits have been blacked out. Here are the first five pages: Before we get to that -- This is speculation, but It would appear that what the FBI are looking for is some evidence that Solyndra's CEO had knowledge of the firm's economic jeapordy even when he failed to mention this in his letters to Congress. Certainly Harrison looked me in the eye about six months ago and told me that they would need no additional venture funding to stay afloat. Anyway here is the loan guarantee term sheet. Here's a link to the document...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Solyndra-Cong...

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