SoloPower cuts California jobs amid restructuring

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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

SoloPower is laying off 61 in San Jose, Calif. this month as it focuses on production in Portland.

The solar panel maker's ongoing struggles have forced a companywide restructuring and pushed its taxpayer-backed factory in Oregon months behind schedule.

SoloPower's initial plans called for a workforce of 140 on its first manufacturing line in Portland by early 2012, and as many 450 once its planned $340 million factory was built out.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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