Was Solyndra the exception or the rule for the solar industry?

Solyndra Roof

Many politicians in both parties are pointing to the Solyndra debacle as proof that we’re either handling the solar energy industry incorrectly or that it’s simply not valid in today’s world. Then, there are those who say Solyndra was an isolated case, that the industry as a whole is still thriving and valid.

Who is right?

The infographic below points towards the “isolated case” side of the debate, demonstrating that despite Solyndra’s massive failure, that the industry shouldn’t be tainted as a result. General Motors and Chrysler nearly failed just a couple of years ago – should we stop building cars?

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John Wilcox
October 14th, 2011 at 4:39 pm

The yearly oil trade deficit should be BILLION not million.

http://useconomy.about.com/od/tradepolicy/p/Trade_Deficit.htm

 

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