A struggling Silicon Valley solar power company will suspend its Portland operations in June and lay off 29 workers, leaving Oregon agencies that provided funding to the company on the hook for millions of dollars.
A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.
SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
Thousands of military homes in southern New Mexico and West Texas will be fitted with solar panels as part of a $1 billion plan by a California company to bring solar to military installations across the country.
Bankrupt solar company Solyndra has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle accusations that it failed to properly notify employees they would losing their jobs.
An East Bay solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy protection is asking for more time to file a reorganization plan.
The building features wind turbines, solar panels and is reusing water on site.
CEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.
An Energy Department adviser and former fundraiser for President Barack Obama pushed for Solyndra to receive a half-billion federal loan, despite pledging to recuse himself because his wife’s law firm represented the company.
President Obama made his staunchest defense yet of the failed half-billion dollar federal loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra at a Thursday news conference.
A solar power project that involved clear-cutting groves of eucalyptus and oak trees to install solar panels has been halted near Richmond after county supervisors said they were caught off guard on the tree removal.