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  • ** FILE ** Energy Secretary Steven Chu (AP photo)

    Chu: Energy-loan process improving since Solyndra

    Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu sought to assure lawmakers Tuesday of improvements in a loan program that became the focal point of criticism after the failure of solar company Solyndra LLC two years after it won a half-billion dollars in federal loan guarantees


  • The headquarters of Solyndra Inc. in Fremont, Calif., are shown in May 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Questions arise over fire sale of Solyndra's assets

    Bankrupt solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC is busy selling off assets, but who owns what's left over is hard to say.


  • Large drums containing a yellow-brown gooey substance could lead to an environmental mess at a property leased and abandoned by Solyndra. Items contaminated with lead are also at the site. A large structure outside the facility has the words "Argon Refrigerated Liquid" on its side. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)

    Solyndra abandons efforts to go clean and green

    Federal officials hailed Solyndra LLC's plan to create clean energy when they awarded the company more than a half-billion dollars in loans, but the solar-panel maker's abrupt closure now threatens to leave behind an environmental mess.


  • The headquarters of Solyndra Inc. in Fremont, Calif., are shown in May 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Bonuses given after raises at Solyndra

    Several of the nearly two dozen employees at bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra LLC who were approved for bonuses Wednesday had months earlier received pay raises as high as 70 percent, a fact the company never disclosed in its request for bonus cash.


  • **FILE** Solyndra headquarters in Fremont, Calif. (Associated Press)

    Solyndra bonuses reduced; fired workers irked

    Attorneys for solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC say they've reduced by more than $100,000 the amount of bonus money they want to pay a handful of current employees still working for the bankrupt company.


  • **FILE** Solyndra headquarters in Fremont, Calif. (Associated Press)

    More Solyndra glass being scrapped for a loss

    More glass tubes at bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra LLC are headed for the scrap heap.


  • A worker leaves with a moving box Wednesday at Solyndra in Fremont, Calif. The solar-panel manufacturer, which received a $535 million loan from the U.S. government, has announced layoffs of 1,100 workers and plans to file for bankruptcy. A weak economy and strong overseas competition have proved insurmountable. (Associated Press)

    Republicans accuse White House of Solyndra stonewall

    House Republicans accused the White House on Thursday of stonewalling a congressional probe into the failed $535 million loan guarantee to bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra LLC, and threatened to issue subpoenas later this month to secure interviews with "key administration staff."


  • **FILE** An auction sign is shown outside the Fremont, Calif., headquarters for bankrupt solar company Solyndra headquarters on Oct. 31, 2011, before the auction on the following day. Solyndra received a $500 million loan guarantee from the government before filing for bankruptcy in September. (Associated Press)

    Solyndra sold assets cheap for fast cash

    Fast running out of money, solar-panel maker Solyndra LLC last summer sold off nearly $60 million worth of inventory for less than $20 million in cash to a newly formed corporate entity closely tied to the company's biggest investors, records show.


  • Lobbying firm drops unpaid Solyndra bill

    A prominent Washington lobbying and public affairs firm has withdrawn a claim seeking more than $80,000 in unpaid fees for its work on behalf of bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra LLC.


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