California will mandate solar panels on new homes out of concern for climate change, a policy that will raise prices in the most expensive home market in the country and does little to decrease the state’s carbon footprint.
SolarCity, a company acquired by Tesla last fall, has agreed to pay the U.S. Treasury $29.5 million to resolve allegations that it lied to the federal government and overinflated its costs to receive higher stimulus funds than it deserved, the Justice Department announced Friday.
As an innovative but controversial green energy financing mechanism picks up steam, hacked communications from a former White House official provide previously unreported insight into the confluence of public policy, private investment, and political money that helped fuel its rise.
Hillary Clinton’s solar plan would add more than $60 billion in new subsidies, according to a report released by the American Action Forum.
Democratic incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet was “beaming” Wednesday as he toured a solar project in Pueblo, Colo. that is being managed by donors to his reelection campaign.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s husband bought up to a quarter million dollars of stock in a now financially troubled green energy company just weeks before it announced a major 2014 acquisition that sent stock prices soaring, public records show.
The chief financial officer of a renewable energy company that owns two solar projects backed by billions in U.S. taxpayer funds resigned on Tuesday as market watchers downgraded the flagging company’s financial outlook.
Private solar leasing companies are renting solar panels to homeowners at high costs while also receiving millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies, a combination that could create a financial bubble similar to the 2007 housing market crash, according to a new report.
The Obama administration is fighting climate change by putting solar panels on a brewery in Wyoming.
A solar company backed by a high-dollar Democratic donor has found a solution to low-cost Chinese competition: prison labor.