Skip to comments.Abound Solar Plans For Bankruptcy
Posted on 06/28/2012 3:48:07 PM PDT by digger48
WASHINGTONSolar-panel manufacturer Abound Solar Inc. is closing its doors, putting about $68 million in U.S.-backed loans at risk of not being repaid.
Abound, of Loveland, Colo., said it had failed to come to terms with potential buyers over the last several months and would seek bankruptcy-court protection next week. It said 125 employees would lose their jobs.
Republicans were quick to criticize the firm's collapse as the latest setback to President Barack Obama's energy policy. In the highest-profile case, solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra LLC declared bankruptcy in September after receiving $528 million in federally backed loans. Last month Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, criticized Mr. Obama's policy in a televised appearance near its California headquarters.
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well, not the whole $400B.
but just enough for some of Obamas buds to line their pockets and make a few campaign contributions.
Abound was never even close to being a competitor.
As of last October, they gave a crapload of money to the University of Colorado to help them figure out how they could make these things at a profit.
the Democrat Money Laundromat strikes again.
Just announced in Albuquerque; German solar company Schott Solar closing the plant here as of tomorrow. 250 jobs gone.