(Ed Andrieski/AP photo)
SolarCity sues over fees for rooftop solar customers

San Mateo-based SolarCity is suing Arizona power company Salt River Project for adopting new fees for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels.
 
Tech giant Google on Friday dropped off reams of paperwork at Mountain View City Hall detailing the company's stunning plans to expand its corporate headquarters.  
 
AP Photo/Courtesy SolarCity
SolarCity and Google are teaming up on a fund expected to finance $750 million in residential solar projects across 14 states -- including California -- and the District of Columbia, which the companies say would be the largest nest egg of its kind.  
 
Green Autos
( Eugene Hoshiko )
Toyota to launch first fuel-cell car this year

There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. 
SOLAR
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SolarCity to offer solar loans to homeowners

SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption. 
Energy
( Gary Reyes )
Q&A: Jim Pape, CEO of energy storage startup EnerVault

Battery-based energy storage -- for homes, businesses and the electric grid -- is a hot new industry in Silicon Valley, driven by advances in battery chemistry and state policies designed to spur technological innovation.  
Ed Andrieski/AP photo
San Mateo-based SolarCity is suing Arizona power company Salt River Project for adopting new fees for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels.
 
 
Tech giant Google on Friday dropped off reams of paperwork at Mountain View City Hall detailing the company's stunning plans to expand its corporate headquarters.  
 
AP Photo/Courtesy SolarCity
SolarCity and Google are teaming up on a fund expected to finance $750 million in residential solar projects across 14 states -- including California -- and the District of Columbia, which the companies say would be the largest nest egg of its kind.