07 Apr '12, 2pm

A (Non-)Loan Guarantee Non-Scandal with Another Solar Company ($2 Billion Conservative Media Mistake)

A (Non-)Loan Guarantee Non-Scandal with Another Solar Company ($2 Billion Conservative Media Mistake)

, getting on to the story…. Solar haters (the very few that exist) jumped all over news this week of solar company Solar Trust filing for bankruptcy (again, nothing surprising in this fast-growing, fast-changing industry full of companies that won’t last this industry maturation process). In these solar haters’ zealousness, they focused on one thing that is completely untrue (actually, even mainstream media agencies like AP and Reuters messed up on this point) — they stated that the company was again a recipient of a US Department of Energy loan guarantee,… but it wasn’t.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/04/07/a-non-loan-guarantee-...

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