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Incentive program enables hundreds of schools to go solar

As students cavort around Sunnyslope Elementary School’s playground, a shade structure high above the slides and monkey bars helps harness the sun’s power.... Read more»

U.S. to slap huge tariffs on Chinese solar panels

The U.S. Department of Commerce said Friday that it will seek to slap tariffs ranging from 31 percent to 250 percent on solar panels imported from China.... Read more»

Ex-FBI agent: Dept. of Energy knew of Solyndra risks

The Department of Energy was aware of the risks in backing Solyndra Inc., a start-up company that pocketed a half-billion dollar DOE loan, a former FBI agent who examined the company's books found.... Read more»

Solyndra probe expands as agents visit execs’ homes

Federal agents have expanded their examination of the now-bankrupt California solar power company Solyndra, visiting the homes of the company's chief executive, a founder, and a former executive, examining computer files and documents. ... Read more»

Federal agents search Solyndra headquarters

Federal agents executed a surprise search of the California headquarters of failed solar firm Solyndra Inc. on Thursday morning, focusing attention anew on a corporate beneficiary of President Obama's stimulus program to create new clean energy jobs. ... Read more»