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Abound Solar Files for Bankruptcy

US Department of Energy had funded this one, too

(Newser) - Another government-supported solar panel company bit the dust today, Reuters reports. Abound Solar filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in Delaware after receiving about $70 million of a $400 million loan from the US Department of Energy, the firm said. The 125-employee company said it also had $300 million in private... More »

Romney Also Threw Cash at Solar Failures

In seeking to bring Mass. jobs, Romney was same as Obama in 'picking winners and losers'

(Newser) - Brace yourself for another round of political I-know-you-are-but-what-am-I: Mitt Romney has repeatedly hammered President Obama for the White House's role in Solyndra's meltdown, but now Konarka Technologies, another solar energy company in which Romney invested public funds as Massachusetts governor, has gone bankrupt, reports the Boston Herald . Romney... More »

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