Chu, Republicans Square Off On Solyndra Loan

Chu, Republicans square off on Solyndra loan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans probing how a now-bankrupt solar panel company received a $535 million federal loan guarantee excoriated Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Thursday for his decisions on Solyndra at a hearing packed with media and spectators.

Sections:  news   politics   
  • Energy Secretary Chu wants gas prices to drop
    Earlier this month, House Republicans had pressed him for a retraction as gas prices stood at $4 and above in the Bay Area. In 2008, Chu had argued that raising gasoline prices, through taxes, would make solar, wind and other renewable energy technologies ...
    06/5/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Energy Secretary Chu to step down
    Chu is a former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. He drew fire from Republicans who criticized his handling of a $528 million federal loan to solar panel maker Solyndra, which later went bankrupt, laying off its 1,100 workers. The White House ...
    01/31/2013 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • Energy Secretary Steven Chu Will Soon End His Experiment in Washington
    When Solyndra went bankrupt, House Republicans brought Chu in for a thorough grilling. Department of Energy employees had to resign. The whole thing was a mess. RELATED: Fresh Solyndra Emails Show the Involvement of an Obama Fundraiser But, as an outcome ...
    01/17/2013 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Chu to Congress: We’re not interested in lowering gas prices
    One of those methods is dumping taxpayer dollars into alternative energy projects like the Solyndra solar plant ... which had been improving due to signs of growth in the economy. Republicans have hammered Democrats on the price spike, repeatedly noting ...
    02/28/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The New York Times
    WASHINGTON — An unrepentant energy secretary will square off on Thursday with ... a billion dollars to this one company.” Republicans have been seeking to show that the loan was approved because a major Solyndra investor was a venture capital fund ...
    11/17/2011 - 4:23 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Breitbart TV Articles
    Home of the hottest video on politics, world events, culture, and media.
    05/28/2016 - 3:56 pm | View Website
  • Big Government Articles
    Leading the fight against corruption, and monitoring our lawmakers, courts, and government and institutional leaders across the country to keep them honest
    05/28/2016 - 5:12 am | View Website
  • List of Failed Obama Green Energy & Solar Companies in the ...
    The Wall Street Journal : “In The Latest Twist, Solyndra’s Investors Could Be Rewarded For Their Failure, Thanks To A Tax Benefit The Administration Handed Out In ...
    05/27/2016 - 9:38 am | View Website
  • AllGov
    Overview. The Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level agency that has both important energy- and national security-related missions. DOE’s roots go all the ...
    05/27/2016 - 4:37 am | View Website
  • The Case of CH2M HILL: $2 Billion in Crony Stimulation
    “Not very much.” This was the answer that the Department of Energy Secretary, Steven Chu, recently provided when asked of the amount the federal government will ...
    05/26/2016 - 11:26 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News