The Obama administration has announced the approval of 17 large solar energy projects on public land in 6 western states, including 4 sites in Colorado.
Executives of the now bankrupt Longmont-based Abound Solar faced tough questions by US House Republicans Wednesday during testimony before an Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee.
Northern Colorado has seen plenty of headlines about trouble in the solar industry this year. KUNC's Emily Boyer discussed the state of solar with Steve Lynn a reporter for the Northern Colorado Business Report.
Loveland-based Abound Solar says it will file for federal bankruptcy protection and is suspending all operations at its northern Colorado facility.
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