SolarCity to pay $29.5m to settle US Government allegations

SolarCity has agreed to pay $29.5 million (£22m) to settle allegations it violated a claims act to generate more money through a US-based solar deployment programme. The Department of Justice said there was no determination of liability as part of the settlement with the company, now owned by Tesla Motors. SolarCity has also agreed to […]

US energy firm to pay $1m for ‘killing birds’

A renewable energy firm in the US has agreed to pay $1 million (£0.6m) for “killing protected birds” at two of its wind farms. Duke Energy Renewables agreed to the amount after pleading guilty to the charges over the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other protected birds. These took place over the last […]