Matthew L. Wald (New York Times) reports:
A Silicon Valley maker of solar power arrays that was started with high hopes and $527 million in loans from the federal government said on Wednesday that it would cease operations. The failure of the company — and the loss to taxpayers — is likely to renew the debate in Washington about the wisdom of clean energy subsidies and loan guarantees.
Darren Goode (POLITICO) adds:
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):