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Solyndra to Shutter Old Facility, Lay Off Workers

Solar panel maker Solyndra will close an older factory and lay off workers.

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July Top Ten Players In Green Energy

The top ten players in green energy for July including Bjork, Google Energy, BP’s Bob Dudley, Abengoa, Applied Materials, Terra-Gen Power, Brian Harrison, Jeff Bingaman, Richard Ashby and Ontario

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The Week In Green Energy: The Local Option

A week after the Democratic Senate leadership killed comprehensive energy reform, the onus is on the states to fix the country’s emission and energy problems. We saw the beginnings of this with the release, this week, by the Western Climate Change Initiative (WCI) of a proposal that over the next 10 years would seek to…

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Solyndra Gets Serious About Cutting Costs, Hires New CEO

Solyndra, the Fremont, Calif., maker of cylindrical solar photovoltaic systems,� has hired chip industry executive Brian Harrison as its new� president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Task number one for Harrison will be cutting Solyndra’s production costs, something he’s got experience doing most recently as CEO of Numonyx, an Intel venture sold in 2008 to…

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