17 Nov '11, 10pm

Solyndra Has a Cousin in the Poorhouse: Steven Chu, the energy secretary, compares the market misfortunes of Bea...

European Pressphoto Agency Steven Chu, the secretary of energy, testifying on Thursday before a House subcommittee. At a hearing on Thursday that lasted all of five and half hours, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee grilled the energy secretary, Steven Chu, on the bankruptcy of the solar manufacturer Solyndra and asked what other loan recipients might be in financial trouble. Dr. Chu named only one other company, Beacon Power , which borrowed $39 million and entered bankruptcy late last month. In remarks to reporters after the hearing, Dr. Chu tied the two companies together, although they are in different lines of business. Solyndra, based in Cupertino, Calif., built solar modules for rooftops, and Beacon built an array of flywheels at a plant near Stephentown, N.Y. The flywheels are mechanical batteries designed to absorb power or give it back on sign...

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Green Blog: Solyndra Has a Cousin in the Poorhouse

green.blogs.nytimes.com 17 Nov '11, 11pm

European Pressphoto Agency Steven Chu, the secretary of energy, testifying on Thursday before a House subcommittee. At a h...

Chu Faces Solyndra Grilling, With Green Energy Future at Stake

Chu Faces Solyndra Grilling, With Green Energy ...

onearth.org 15 Nov '11, 9pm

Energy Secretary Steven Chu was in Hawaii on Sunday, holding forth on energy efficiency and appliance standards before Pre...

Chu to Congress: 'We Can And Must Compete'

Chu to Congress: 'We Can And Must Compete'

renewableenergyworld.com 17 Nov '11, 10pm

It was Chu’s turn to take the hot seat before the House energy subcommittee looking into the background of the loan made t...

Solyndra: Its technology and why it failed

edn.com 21 Nov '11, 5pm

Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. The leading US manufacturer of machined interconnect components. Product line includes spring-loaded c...

Solar Energy's Post-Solyndra Image Problem

Solar Energy's Post-Solyndra Image Problem

triplepundit.com 16 Nov '11, 10am

Tweet Let’s play the word association game. I’ll start with ‘solar energy’ – what’s the first thing you think of? Is it ‘t...

Despite Solyndra, Continued Commitment to Renewables Still Needed via @reworld #solar #cleantech

Despite Solyndra, Continued Commitment to Renew...

renewableenergyworld.com 18 Nov '11, 9pm

The recent collapse of solar company Solyndra has sharpened debate over policies to support the development and commercial...

Surprise! Koch-funded anti-Solyndra ad is ‘most...

grist.org 17 Nov '11, 3pm

Here's an anti-Solyndra ad put out by Americans For Prosperity. It is wrong . And it's been viewed 1 million times on YouT...