SoloPower cuts California jobs amid restructuring

SoloPower cuts California jobs amid restructuring

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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