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Showcase Solar Company Solyndra Files for Bankruptcy

September 1st, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

Solyndra, a California solar panel maker – once a showcase for the Obama administration’s attempt to create clean energy jobs – stopped operating Wednesday as it filed for bankruptcy protection. In the wake of its closing, the closure leaves 1,100 people out of work. It also leaves behind $535 million in federal loans



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