20 Nov '11, 5pm

What’s the Value of Bankrupt Beacon’s Grid-Balancing Plant?: A judge on Friday approved bankrupt flywheel comp...

A judge on Friday approved bankrupt flywheel company Beacon Power’s plan to sell its primary working asset to try to pay back its $43 million federal loan. But unless the market for what that asset does gets more lucrative soon, the odds are that the government won’t be making back all the money it loaned out. That’s the sad fact borne out by filings and statements that have emerged from the Tyngsboro, Mass.-based company since its bankruptcy filing last month . It’s the second company after Solyndra to take Department of Energy loan backing and then go bankrupt. While DOE has little hope to see much of the $535 million it loaned Solyndra , the fact that its Beacon loan was backed by a money-generating asset — its 20-megawatt facility in Stephentown, N.Y. — had given hope that DOE might see some of its money back. But according to the company’s latest quarterly report, whi...

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