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1366 Technologies opens $6m Bedford plant

State and federal governments bet hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer money on solar companies such as Solyndra LLC of California and Evergreen Solar of Marlborough only to see them go bust. Despite the failures, they’re doing it again, backing a local solar component maker with a $150 million loan guarantee.

The company, 1366 Technologies, said this time is different.

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