Remember Solyndra? Those loans are making money


Lost in the hubbub following President Obama’s climate agreement with China was a smaller bit of surprising environmental news Wednesday: the Department of Energy’s loan program is expected to make money for taxpayers.

Most people are familiar with the program because of Solyndra, a solar-panel manufacturer that went bankrupt in 2011 after borrowing $528 million from the federal government. Solyndra was one of a few bad bets the feds made — Fisker Automotive, which built electric cars, went under last year.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/11/13/wonkbook-remember-solyndra-those-loans-are-making-money/

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