Items Tagged with 'SolarCity'


  • Elon Musk accused of securities fraud over Tesla tweets

    SEC claims Musk’s tweets about taking Tesla private violated securities laws
    Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk committed securities fraud when he tweeted about taking the company private without actually securing funding as he claimed he had, the Securities and Exchange Commission claimed Thursday.
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  • Tesla begins production on solar roof panels

    Solar panels will resemble traditional roof tiles
    Last year, Tesla announced its intention to revolutionize the acquisition, storage, and use of solar energy with its own version of solar panels. Unlike traditional solar panels, which are placed on top of a home’s existing roof, Tesla’s solar panels are used to form a solar roof. And now, Tesla’s solar roof is in production.
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  • SolarCity agrees to pay $29.5 million to settle allegations of lying to government

    Issue stems from government paying for solar panel installations
    SolarCity, the solar energy company that was acquired by Tesla last year, will pay $29.5 million as part of a settlement with the government, which accused the company of lying to the government about the costs of solar energy systems. While that’s the way the Department of Justice framed the settlement, SolarCity tells a different story.
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  • Tesla takes next step in solar energy revolution, unveils new solar panels

    Already plans production of solar roof
    Tesla, which got into the solar energy business last year with the acquisition of SolarCity, is taking the next step in its plan to revolutionize the acquisition, storage, and use of solar energy with the introduction of its own version of solar panels. What does it mean for the solar energy business? And what does it mean for the mortgage business?
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  • Elon Musk: Tesla acquisition of SolarCity needed to happen

    "Creates the world’s only integrated sustainable energy company"
    Last week, Tesla announced it acquired SolarCity, making huge waves in the energy world. The merger is expected to create the world’s only integrated sustainable energy company, from energy generation to storage to transportation. And it's also projected to look pretty good for Tesla financially as well.
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  • Here’s what appraisers need to know about solar power

    California and Northeast boom in solar power projects
    The world is going green, and so is housing, which is seeing a growing boom in solar-power projects. Before appraisers are left in the dark, the Appraisal Institute and the industry are working to make sure these new homes are properly assessed.
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