WBUR: Evergreen Solar Flames Out

When Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration bankrolled a solar panel company with $58 million to help it build a manufacturing plant in Devons, it hoped that the state would become a hub for a booming solar energy industry. But that’s not what happened.

Instead, less than two years since it opened its doors, Evergreen Solar is closing its plant and laying off 800 workers there. The company plans to expand its operations in China.

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