31 Oct '11, 5am

Beacon Power Becomes Second DOE Loan Winner to Declare Bankruptcy: Energy storage company Beacon Power filed f...

Energy storage company Beacon Power filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday, according to news reports . It’s the second company after Solyndra to gain a coveted green technology federal loan guarantee, only to later seek bankruptcy protection — and while its situation isn’t as bad as Solyndra’s for the government, it’s still terrible news for backers of government support for risky greentech gentures. Beacon’s Sunday bankruptcy comes after it landed a $43 million Department of Energy loan guarantee in August 2010. The loan came from the same DOE program that gave solar panel startup Solyndra a $535 million loan guarantee in 2009, only to see that backing blow up in its face after the Fremont, Calif.-based company declared bankruptcy last month. But unlike Solyndra, which shut down its Fremont, Calif.-based factory after declaring bankruptcy, it appears that Tyngsboro, M...

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Beacon Power, like Solyndra, was one of the first loans to close under the Department of Energy’s 1705 loan guarantee prog...

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renewableenergyworld.com 31 Oct '11, 4pm

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greentechmedia.com 31 Oct '11, 11pm

The news coverage of energy storage company Beacon Power’s bankruptcy has focused on the $43 million loan it got from the ...

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