After losing federal loan guarantee, ...

After losing federal loan guarantee, a massive military solar project gets new life

There are 3 comments on the Star Tribune story from Nov 30, 2011, titled After losing federal loan guarantee, a massive military solar project gets new life. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

A $1 billion solar energy project that would nearly double the number of panels on residential rooftops in the U.S. is back on track less than two months after losing a federal loan guarantee in the wake of the Solyndra bankruptcy and myriad related investigations.

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Solarman

Yucca Valley, CA

#1 Nov 30, 2011
"The venture would put shimmering solar panels on 120,000 military houses in dozens of states."

Military, Civilian, Civilian, Military? What happened to the rest of the taxpayers? Is Chu saying that 120,000 homeowners don't need solar panels on their homes, but need to pay for them to go on military housing?
Monk

San Francisco, CA

#2 Apr 18, 2012
Solarman wrote:
"The venture would put shimmering solar panels on 120,000 military houses in dozens of states."
Military, Civilian, Civilian, Military? What happened to the rest of the taxpayers? Is Chu saying that 120,000 homeowners don't need solar panels on their homes, but need to pay for them to go on military housing?
This project is funded privately. The systems will be installed on private military housing.
Solarman

Yucca Valley, CA

#3 Apr 22, 2012
Monk wrote:
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This project is funded privately. The systems will be installed on private military housing.
Right and how did this "private military housing" come to be? Military housing is always linked to tax payer dollars. Unless the Government is leasing out the military for profit.

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