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U.S. doles out last of loan aid to solar projects

Friday, September 30th, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday approved more than $4.7 billion in loan guarantees for major solar projects as the government closed out an incentive program embroiled in…

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DOJ seeks trustee in Solyndra bankruptcy

Friday, September 30th, 2011

(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to give control of Solyndra’s estate to a bankruptcy trustee, citing the refusal by executives at the solar power company to answer questions…

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GE may lease vehicle batteries for electric cars

Friday, September 30th, 2011

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich (Reuters) – General Electric Co may lease costly vehicle batteries to electric-car buyers, joining other companies looking to get more people to buy alternative-energy…

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Supreme Court stages mock ‘ecocide’ trial

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Campaigners hired premises to demonstrate a case against two oil company chiefs accused of causing environmental destruction

U.S. finalizes loan aid for two First Solar plants

Friday, September 30th, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday greenlighted more than $2 billion in loan guarantees for two First Solar projects, as the U.S. government closes out its pivotal…

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U.S. finalizes loan aid for NRG-backed solar project

Friday, September 30th, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Energy Department said on Friday it finalized a partial guarantee for a $1.4 billion loan to support a 752-megawatt solar panel project owned by Prologis and backed by…

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Chevron to unveil solar oilfield project Monday

Friday, September 30th, 2011

(Reuters) – Chevron Corp will unveil on Monday a solar oilfield project that has been hit by cost overruns and delays but serves as a showcase for the technology of Chevron-backed solar thermal…

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