SolarCity Awards

There is no higher compliment than to be honored by independent associations for the work that we love to do every day. SolarCity is proud that our company, executives and products have won awards for our green technology innovations and environmental leadership.

SolarCity Awards

March 2014
SolarCity's Las Vegas HQ is honored with Gold and Silver Stevie® Awards, the world's top sales, contact center and customer service awards. Read More


December 2013
SolarCity was honored with Glassdoor's Best Places To Work In 2014 award! We ranked 18th in employee satisfaction out of more than 280,000 companies. Read More


September 2013
Fortune’s prestigious 40 Under 40 list features our CEO Lyndon Rive this year! Read More


February 2012
Fast Company ranked SolarCity as No. 10 on their annual list of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies. Read More


November 2011
SolarCity was honored for contributing to the environment and the economy and creating green jobs. Read More


March 2011
Renewable Energy World recognizes SolarCity with Business & Finance Innovation of the Year award. Read More


February 2011
Fast Company named SolarCity as No. 38 on their annual list of the world's Most Innovative Companies. Read More



January 2011
SolarCity won the Best Clean Tech category at the 2010 Crunchies Awards sponsored by TechCrunch. View Awards Ceremony


October 2010
SolarCity was recognized as a Green Power Supplier of the year by the Department of Energy. SolarCity was acknowledged for its support in the growth of the renewable energy market by making solar and energy efficiency affordable and accessible to the masses. Read More


December 2009
SolarCity was named as one of Scientific America's World Changing Ideas: 20 Ways to Build a Cleaner, Healthier, Smarter World.
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November 2009
BusinessWeek names SolarCity as one of the World's Most Intriguing Startups. Read Article


June 2009
Solar Energy Industries Association recognized SolarCity with an Industry Innovator award for "game-changing innovations that have expanded the solar market and resulted in significant installation of solar". SEIA President Rhone Resch called SolarLease "the most significant residential financing innovation the industry has seen." View Press Release


June 2009
Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive, SolarCity's founders and chief executives were honored as finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Northern California.


April 2009
SolarCity won the Acterra Business Environmental Award for its commitment to the environment and green business practices. Robert Douglass, Business Environmental Awards Judging Team Captain said of SolarCity, "In a very competitive business environment, SolarCity's business model makes installation of roof-top solar panels for single family homes affordable and cost effective." View Press Release.


December 2008
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal names Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive, SolarCity's founders and chief executives, together as the 2008 Executive of the Year. View Article


September 2008
AlwaysOn selects SolarCity as a Going Green Top 100 Private Company Winner, in the Solar Energy category. The GoingGreen awards whittled down more than 500 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and industry experts to 100 companies from 11 different cleantech sectors.


June 2008
San Francisco Business Times gives Green Business Award to SolarCity in the Solar Energy category for its work to make solar affordable and accessible for more families. The Green Business Awards recognize businesses that have integrated an exceptionally high degree of sustainability into their operations. A panel of expert judges selected winners in 14 categories out of 200 nominations. View Press Release


March 2008
SolarCity received the prestigious Aspen Institute Energy & Environment Award in the Corporate Energy Generation category for its disruptive solutions in the generation and distribution of renewable energy.


March 2007
SolarCity has been awarded the designation of a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business. If a business has been accredited by BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. View SolarCity's BBB Listing