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  • Department of Energy

    Energy Department loan office under scrutiny

    The Energy Department's loan office — which came under fire for its handling of failed solar panel maker Solyndra — left a key oversight office understaffed for nearly a year, according to a recent government audit.


  • **FILE** President Obama, accompanied by Solyndra CEO Chris Gronet, looks at a solar panel during a May 26, 2010, tour of Solyndra Inc., a solar panel manufacturing facility, in Fremont, Calif. (Associated Press)

    Solaria? Solyndra? Feds bailed on promising solar company, lawsuit says

    Solar panel maker Solaria had tens of millions of dollars in private equity lined up in 2011 to finance an overseas expansion, but opted instead to go with an independent federal agency that offered good terms and seemed eager to provide funding.


  • Illustration Obama's Clean Energy by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    LAMBRO: Obama's dirty clean-energy deals

    Have you seen the latest development in President Obama's waste-ridden, clean-energy program that's now under federal investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department?


  • Obama’s re-election seen as vote for clean energy

    A majority of Americans didn't just cast a vote for President Obama on Nov. 6. They also came down firmly on the side of renewable energy and the federal government's efforts to "level the playing field" with fossil fuels, argues the chairman of the solar power industry's leading trade group.


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

    Judge approves sale of Solyndra headquarters

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of failed solar power company Solyndra's former headquarters to Seagate Technology for about $90 million.


  • Calif. art work emerges from Solyndra's bankruptcy

    A small building tucked in the hills of Northern California shines with an unusual green glow from hundreds of glass tubes jutting out from one side toward nearby bushes.


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

    Taxpayer fights Solyndra for $535 million

    Many Americans were upset when solar-panel maker Solyndra filed for bankruptcy last September owing taxpayers more than $500 million, but retiree Robert Grady Jr. was different. The more he read about the failed company, the more irritated he became.


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

    Solyndra investors could reap tax windfall

    Two investment companies stand to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks under a bankruptcy exit plan for failed solar company Solyndra, government lawyers say.


  • Ted Yoho (Associated Press)

    In tea party vs. tea party race, Stearns loses primary

    At first glance, Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida seemed to have his conservative credentials lined up ahead of Tuesday's Republican primary. He was endorsed by two tea party favorites – former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and vice presidential hopeful Rep. Paul Ryan – and belongs to the House Tea Party Caucus.


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