A new deal announced between privately owned SolarCity and the government could double the...

|By:, SA News Editor

A new deal announced between privately owned SolarCity and the government could double the rooftop solar power in the U.S. Financing from DOE-backed loans will be used to put up 160K rooftop solar panels on military complexes across 34 states. SolarCity's CEO says the deal is nearly "risk-free" for the government, with the company willing to pay much of its own way.