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  1. Veronique de Rugy: Politicians Can't Get Enough Energy CronyismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Noozhawk

    ... Under President Barack Obama, green energy subsidies were given out like candy. The failure of solar panel company Solyndra is well-known, but the problem extends well beyond the shady loan deal and its half-billion-dollar cost to taxpayers. Between ...

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  2. Politicians Can't Get Enough Energy CronyismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | NorCalBlogs

    ... Under President Barack Obama, green energy subsidies were given out like candy. The failure of solar panel company Solyndra is well-known, but the problem extends well beyond the shady loan deal and its half-billion-dollar cost to taxpayers. Between ...

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  3. Politicians Can't Get Enough Energy Cronyism: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... Under President Barack Obama, green energy subsidies were given out like candy. The failure of solar panel company Solyndra is well-known, but the problem extends well beyond the shady loan deal and its half-billion-dollar cost to taxpayers. Between ...

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  4. Congress Can Fix Unfair System of Tax IncentivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... bankruptcy . These failings follow Abengoa's bankruptcy announcement in 2016, Abound Solar's collapse in 2012 and Solyndra's much publicized demise in 2011. Despite significant problems for the solar industry and the unreliability of wind power, ...

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  5. Government's Endless Energy Subsidies Must StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Cybercast News Service

    ... bankruptcy . These failings follow Abengoa's bankruptcy announcement in 2016, Abound Solar's collapse in 2012 and Solyndra's much publicized demise in 2011. Despite significant problems for the solar industry and the unreliability of wind power, ...

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  6. Thorner/O'Neil: Still scratching your head over Trump's victory? You're not alone.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Illinoisreview

    ... who had begged for reinforcements; (5) The use of federal funds to subsidize "green energy" companies like Solyndra with massive loans, only for these companies to collapse and file for bankruptcy; (7) FBIDirector Comey excusing Hillary's use of a ...

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  7. Re: Will it workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | EETimes

    ... bondholders and non-union companies (search for Michael Barone gangster government for details), and of course, Solyndra. And were did all that $1,000,000,000,000 in 2009 stimulus money go? At least Trump is only talking $3,000,000,000 in tax ...

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  8. Re: Will it workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | EETimes

    ... bondholders and non-union companies (search for Michael Barone gangster government for details), and of course, Solyndra. And were did all that $1,000,000,000,000 in 2009 stimulus money go? At least Trump is only talking $3,000,000,000 in tax ...

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  9. If you're going to wade into politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | EETimes

    ... bondholders and non-union companies (search for Michael Barone gangster government for details), and of course, Solyndra. And were did all that $1,000,000,000,000 in 2009 stimulus money go? At least Trump is only talking $3,000,000,000 in tax ...

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  10. Assembling phones is low ASP but maybe we see the Trump Organization...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | EETimes

    ... bondholders and non-union companies (search for Michael Barone gangster government for details), and of course, Solyndra. And were did all that $1,000,000,000,000 in 2009 stimulus money go? At least Trump is only talking $3,000,000,000 in tax ...

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  11. TonyTib at least know your history. I have mixed feelings about these ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | EETimes

    I have mixed feelings about these kind of "deals"....a good name for them is "crony capitalism". But Obama was also great at making deals to favor his backers, like changing the bankruptcy rules during the GM bankruptcy to favor the UAW/screw bondholders and non-union companies , and of course, Solyndra.

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  12. Is Darrell Issa a converted moderate? Don't believe it - yet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    To the editor: The attempt by Rep. Darrell Issa to re-brand himself as a moderate is likely not to be well received by those who remember that as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, he launched highly partisan investigations of the Solyndra bankruptcy, the alleged coverup of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, the inept "fast and furious" illegal firearms sting, and the alleged IRS targeting of conservative organizations. None of these investigations, despite their great cost to taxpayers, resulted in any findings of significant wrongdoing or criminal behavior.

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  13. Unless Legislature embraces free market energy future, California faces next SolyndraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Wave

    ... agenda by artificially rushing a technology rather than allowing the market to develop it. It's the story of Solyndra, the Fremont company that was supposed to lead the solar power revolution. The government gambled heavily on Solyndra, but it ...

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  14. Death by overfunding: the demise of fitness tracker firm JawboneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... pools of money going belly up remains a rarity. In this, though, Jawbone ranks behind the solar technology company Solyndra, which became the largest failure among venture-backed companies when it filed for bankruptcy in 2011. Some investors say ...

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  15. LETTER: Another week, another scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... over $5.9 billion dollars in subsidies for alternate energy to dozens of 'green' companies that quickly failed. Solyndra alone received over half a billion dollars in federal money but ended in bankruptcy, while the two largest recipients (First ...

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  16. Leaky ComeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Sierra Star

    ... last administration could get a nuclear dear with Iran no matter what we had to give away. We lost $500 million to Solyndra on a green energy project that was touted by President Climate Change as a viable company only weeks before Solyndra declared ...

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  17. Bankruptcies Continue in Solar IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Motley Fool

    ... Bankrupt manufacturers don't typically have equipment others are willing to buy, which we saw with Suntech Power, Solyndra, Evergreen Solar, OptiSolar, and Abound Solar. They usually flood the market in their last breaths but rarely does another ...

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  18. Taxpayer Weaned SolarWorld Comes to an EndRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... statement issued Wednesday. The company may now take its place with the growing number of unlucky old suns like Solyndra and Solar Trust that all together have cost taxpayers billions. SolarWorld's ignoble end stands in sharp contrast to the ...

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  19. The State is Not an Infrastructure PsychicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... angularJS. Some site functionality will not be available to you. Please consider updating to a newer version. Solyndra is well known today as the now-defunct solar-panel company that was once backed by over $500 million in federal loans. And while ...

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  20. Why it's really hard to pitch a green energy startupRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    ... tied up capital and were expensive to scale, the authors say. The most notorious flop was solar panel maker Solyndra, which declared bankruptcy in 2011 after borrowing $527 million with the government as its loan guarantor. Solyndra's failure cost ...

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