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Energy company bankrupt after Obama shout-out

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/26/2012 @ 6:28 pm In Front Page,Money,U.S. | No Comments

(BUSINESS INSIDER) — Andrew Restuccia of The Hill is reporting that Ener1, a battery company that President Obama referenced in his State of The Union Speech on Tuesday as an example of successful energy investments, has just filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

That’s just two days after the speech.

“In three years, our partnership with the private sector has already positioned America to be the world’s leading manufacturer of high-tech batteries,” Obama said in his speech.

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