It seemed like a classic “feel-good” economic story. A Midwest factory town loses its biggest employer but reinvents itself as a pioneer in green energy. In 2006, Uni-Solar, a solar panel manufacturing company came to Greenville, Mich., to open up shop. It brought hope and excitement to a beleaguered city. That’s the story we told you last September. But now, is its economic future — based on the power of the sun — thick with clouds? Mona Iskander reports on what went wrong.
It’s not easy being green
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