August 22, 2013
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Washington state-based contractor is suing the Chinese parent company of a defunct polysilicon maker over a failed $700 million plant in eastern Idaho that had been expected to supply the solar energy industry but never produced anything.
Officials with JH Kelly Inc., the Longview construction company, said it's still owed about $25 million for work it did on the plant in Pocatello for Honolulu-based Hoku Corp., which has been controlled by Tianwei New Energy Holdings since 2009.
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