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Founder of Baltimore County solar firm files for bankruptcy
Founder of Baltimore County solar firm files for bankruptcy

The founder of a solar firm once lauded as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies has filed for bankruptcy, citing nearly $4 million in debts and back taxes. More than 500 former customers of Timonium-based Greenspring Energy are owed money in amounts ranging from less than $100 to several thousand dollars, according to bankruptcy documents. But their chances of being repaid may be slim. Paul Wittemann, Greenspring's founder and former president, claims only about $16,000 in assets. Some former customers are furious, including Ben Benokraitis, who filed a complaint with the Maryland attorney general's office. He says he is owed $1,015; bankruptcy documents say...

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