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Sept. 27, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

SoloPower Opens Portland Plant, Making "Lightest Solar Panels Per Watt"

San Jose-based SoloPower celebrated the opening of its new flexible solar panel manufacturing plant in Portland today. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Solar power, SoloPower


Sept. 23, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

What went wrong with Solyndra's loan guarantee

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Filed under: Renewable energy, Solar power, SoloPower, Solyndra


Sept. 08, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Wyden: How to stop China's solar-power takeover

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden doesn't want to see the U.S. replace its reliance on oil from the Middle East oil with dependence on Chinese solar panels. But he's afraid that's what's happening as China subsidizes solar-panel products and undercuts the prices U.S. manufacturers can offer. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Ron Wyden, Solar power, SolarWorld, SoloPower


May 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

A preview of Oregon's next solar panel plant

Mayor Adams Tours the SoloPower Factory from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Solar power, SoloPower


May 12, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Where will Oregon's new solar manufacturer go?

Sustainable Business Oregon reports SoloPower's deal with the city of Wilsonville is looking shaky, and the state's new thin-film solar panel manufacturer might be headed to Portland instead. This is interesting because the exact location of the plant has been up in the air for awhile now – even as the San Diego-based company has landed big-time federal loan backing to build the plant in Oregon. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Solar power, SoloPower


Feb. 17, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon solar plant gets big federal loan backing

Oregon's next solar manufacturing plant just got stimulated. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Solar power, SoloPower



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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