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Solar company with U.S. loan guarantee opens factory

Sep 28 2012

PORTLAND U.S. solar start-up SoloPower opened the doors of its first factory on Thursday, a key milestone toward allowing the company to collect on a $197 million government loan guarantee.

Solar company with U.S. loan guarantee opens factory

Sep 27 2012

PORTLAND U.S. solar start-up SoloPower opened the doors of its first factory on Thursday, a key milestone toward allowing the company to collect on a $197 million government loan guarantee.

Solar company with U.S. loan guarantee opens factory

Sep 27 2012

PORTLAND, Sept 27 U.S. solar start-up SoloPower opened the doors of its first factory on Thursday, a key milestone toward allowing the company to collect on a $197 million government loan guarantee.

Weather cuts short trip of U.S., Iraqi "lawn chair" balloonists

Jul 15 2012

BEND, Oregon Two men sitting in lawn chairs tied to 350 helium-filled balloons failed in their bid on Saturday to set a world record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight when bad weather forced them down well short of their destination.

Weather cuts short trip of U.S., Iraqi 'lawn chair' balloonists

Jul 14 2012

BEND, Oregon Two men sitting in lawn chairs tied to 350 helium-filled balloons failed in their bid on Saturday to set a world record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight when bad weather forced them down well short of their destination.

American, Iraqi "lawn chair" balloonists lift off

Jul 14 2012

BEND, Oregon Two men sitting in lawn chairs tied to a cluster of 350 helium-filled balloons lifted into the Oregon sky on Saturday in a bid to break the Guinness World Record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight.

American, Iraqi "lawn chair" balloonists lift off

Jul 14 2012

BEND, Oregon Two men sitting in lawn chairs tied to a cluster of 350 helium-filled balloons lifted into the Oregon sky on Saturday in a bid to break the Guinness World Record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight.

'Lawn chair' balloonist to set sail from Oregon, seeks record

Jul 14 2012

BEND, Oregon A balloonist who once flew 235 miles (378 kilometres) in a lawn chair tied to a bouquet of helium-filled party balloons will fly again on Saturday, this time with a co-pilot, seeking to set a Guinness World Record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight.

'Lawn chair' balloonist to set sail from Oregon, seeks record

Jul 14 2012

BEND, Ore., July 14 A balloonist who once flew 235 miles (378 kilometres) in a lawn chair tied to a bouquet of helium-filled party balloons will fly again on Saturday, this time with a co-pilot, seeking to set a Guinness World Record for the longest two-man cluster balloon flight.

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