Another one bites the dust

DOE-backed Amonix Solar shuts down

Another renewable energy company backed by millions of dollars in federal grants has shuttered its doors, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

Smartest Guy in the Room

Five-terms in the Senate have made failed presidential candidate, Obama surrogate, and potential secretary of State John Kerry an amazingly prescient investor
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Failed Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry’s (D., Mass.) long history of ethically dubious investments could invite controversy as he takes on a new role as a “top surrogate” for President Obama’s reelection campaign.

Solyndra redux

More green jobs down the drain

Amonix Inc., a Nevada-based solar panel manufacturer and recipient of nearly $6 million in federal tax credits, announced it is laying off some 200 employees, about two-thirds of its total workforce.