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Nevada Geothermal Power at risk

One more renewable operation – a recipient of a $98.5 million DOE loan guarantee – is teetering on the brink. A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in … Continue reading

06. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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DOE loan recipient – Abound Solar – files for bankruptcy

A Colorado-based solar panel maker that received a $400 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy has filed for bankruptcy. Abound Solar is reported to have drawn $70 million of the $400 million loan. Now, as it closes its … Continue reading

02. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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First Solar: Subsidies to export solar panels to itself

Honestly, you can’t make this stuff up. A heavily subsidized solar company received a U.S. taxpayer loan guarantee to sell solar panels to itself. … First Solar is an Arizona-based manufacturer of solar panels. In 2010, the Obama administration awarded … Continue reading

19. March 2012 by Jason Hayes
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