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What: Shares of solar player SunPower
So what: This morning, President Barack Obama stepped up to the pulpit to defend and reiterate his commitment to the government's clean energy development efforts. Though early beneficiary Solyndra flamed out spectacularly, the president knew that there would be "some risks" involved, and he intends to loan more money to solar projects.
Now what: SunPower and First Solar
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