Browsing the "Solyndra" Tag

GOP’s Solyndra witch-hunt screws other solar programs

September 27th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Why is the GOP trying to turn the bankruptcy of solar power company Solyndra into a big huge scandal? Sure, they want to embarrass the Obama administration, but more than that - it's actually having real-world consequences for other solar projects. The latest casualty: A project that would have installed solar roofs on military housing.


Voters oppose government support for clean energy? Not so fast…

September 26th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Rasmussen reports, the conservative pollster, has a new survey out that claims 59 % of voters oppose government loan help for alternative energy companies like Solyndra. But it's funny how surveys work. There's a big difference between asking clean questions, and horrifically loaded questions that are carefully weighted to get the response you prefer. Guess which kind Rasmussen asked



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