Green-energy subsidy recipient a toxic waste problem?

Ed Morrissey Hot Air 2/26/2013

Abound Solar already has provided its share of irony in its brief time as a taxpayer-funded green-energy player. It went bankrupt last year after spending $70 million of a $400 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration, sparking a Colorado state investigation into investor fraud. Now this “green tech” firm […]

Emails suggest White House involvement in loan to bankrupt Abound Solar

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 10/27/2012

Just one day after President Obama went on television saying that politics had nothing to do with the now bankrupt Abound Solar receiving a taxpayer-backed loan guarantee from the Energy Department, emails have surfaced that contradict these claims and suggest White House involvement in the company receiving the loan.

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E-mails show Chu, DoE staffers claiming ‘total victory’ over WH skeptics of green-tech subsidies program

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 8/9/2012

Last night, the Washington Post published an exclusive on the Congressional probe into Solyndra and other failed subsidy efforts to green-tech companies that may prove more embarrassing than legally damning for the Obama administration — and especially for Stephen Chu and the Department of Energy. The e-mails released from the Republican […]

Solar Energy: Popular but Corrupt

Warren Beatty American Thinker 3/15/2012

No one has ever been against solar energy. Far from it. In fact, according to a recent survey by Kelton Research, 92% of Americans say it’s important for the U.S. to develop and use solar energy. This support for solar power is consistent across political party affiliation, with 89% […]

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret: Cancer

Amy Oliver Finance Townhall.com 10/23/2011

…The myth that green energy is “clean” energy.

Manufacturing solar panels isn’t clean.

Two of the three solar companies profiled earlier, GE and Abound, already produce or plan to make Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) thin film photovoltaics (PV). CdTe is a compound formed from Cadmium and Tellurium. While Tellurium is rare, […]

Obama touts $400M loan to solar company run by corrupt congressman’s nephew

John McCormack HotAir.com 7/10/2010

As Ed pointed out last week, President Obama announced in his July 3 weekly address that the federal government will back nearly $2 billion in loans to two solar power companies as part of its “green jobs” and stimulus programs. The $2 billion is supposed to produce 5,100 jobs–but most of […]