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An array of solar panels, located near McMinnville, Oregon.
The state of Oregon has recovered $13 million it paid to Tesla for solar power projects, after an investigation concluded the company inflated prices to qualify for higher tax credits, said a report in the Oregonian/OregonLive on Thursday.
Elon Musk chaired SolarCity and the company counted some of his close relatives as top executives.
Shortly before the acquisition, Musk demonstrated a new kind of glass roof tile Tesla was developing that would be able power a home with solar energy. But in the last two years, very few of these “solar roofs” have been installed.