Posts Tagged ‘Solyndra’

Will Mississippi’s Twin Creeks go the way of Solyndra?

by Published: November 13,2011

Tags: green, Haley Barbour, President Obama, Solyndra, Twin Creeks

>> OBAMA AND BARBOUR HAVE BET ON GREEN ENERGY WINNERS AND LOSERS. Since its declaration of bankruptcy and subsequent FBI raid in early September, solar manufacturing company Solyndra has stayed in the national news, and President Obama has come under fire from Republicans with allegations of crony capitalism. This month the White House refused to […] [...]

Cleaning out in-box by answering some of the most frequently asked questions

Question: What is your solution to the foreclosure problem in the U.S.? Answer: I do not support the concept of allowing people who could not afford a house to be subsidized to stay in the house as owners. Nevertheless, houses should not remain vacant for long periods of time simply because of physical deterioration issues. […] [...]

Technology is key to solar success

With the continued controversy over the Obama administration’s support for the now-bankrupt Solyndra, which came weeks after the collapse of Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar, the renewable energy industry is eagerly watching to see how other U.S. solar manufacturers will fare. Gov. Barbour has branded Mississippi as a green energy leader, and two companies he helped […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Barbour’s horse needs a trip to vet before he bets our money

Solar energy may be the wave of the future, but Mississippi should be careful where it comes to being an investor in new companies promising the moon — er, sun. Evergreen Solar in Massachusetts went bankrupt last month, leaving that state hanging after an investment of more than $40 million of taxpayer dollars in the […] [...]

Recent Posts

Polls

How ready is your business for health care reform?

View Results

The MBJ poll should not be considered a scientific one. Results reflect only the opinion of those who participate.

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments