On Friday, as GE executives outlined plans to build the country's largest solar factory in Aurora, a congressional committee was holding hearings in Washington, D.C., on the bankruptcy of solar-panel maker Solyndra.
California-based Solyndra filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 6, shutting its plant and firing 1,100 workers.
The federal government was left to cover a $535 million loan guarantee and private investors lost an estimated $1 billion.
Solyndra was the third panel maker to file for bankruptcy in three months.
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