Bank of America is the latest to challenge Square

Bank of America is launching its own Square competitor called Mobile Pay on Demand, which comes with a payment dongle and offers 2.7 percent transaction fees. It’s a me-too product but it represents how competitive it’s getting in the mobile payment acceptance market.

SolarCity to file for an IPO

Despite the series of withdrawals of greentech IPOs this month, solar rooftop installer SolarCity announced on Monday that it is planning for an IPO. Will it fare better than the other greentech IPO hopefuls this month?

SolarCity lines up $350M loan for massive military solar project

The big question for SolarCity when it didn’t secure a federal loan guarantee for an ambitious project a few months back was this: could it carry on with the plan? The answer is yes. SolarCity will get a $350 million loan from Bank of America .

DOE to support the biggest home solar rooftop project in U.S.

The largest residential rooftop in the U.S. history is coming. Energy Secretary Steve Chu announced its arrival on Wednesday with a partial guarantee of a $344 million loan to put solar panels on military housing and other buildings over the next five years.

DOE backs largest rooftop solar project in U.S.

The DOE on Wednesday said it is offering a partial loan guarantee for a $1.4 billion loan that will fund Project Amp, which will erect solar panels on hundreds of rooftops around the country. The project is the largest rooftop solar plan in the country.