U.S. Department of Energy (Announcement of Sept. 27, 2011)

(DOE announces that SolarReserve, LLC (Crescent Dunes) based in Santa Monica, CA, has been awarded a $737 million loan guarantee to support a concentrated solar power tower generating facility; 45 jobs will be created; second largest investor is Ron Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi's brother-in-law; company has ties to persons with ties to Solyndra which is presently under investigation by the FBI; SolarReserve stock price peaked at $170/share in February, but is presently less that $66/share).