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Los Angeles Times
Jun 02, 2016
Rooftop solar giant SolarCity said that federal and state tax incentives will go directly to consumers under the company’s new loan program that allows homeowners to buy solar panels instead of leasing them.
Vox
May 04, 2016
Residential solar power is contagious. Yep, contagious. Studies have found that if you install solar panels on your roof, that increases the odds that your neighbors will install their own panels.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Apr 12, 2016
Helped by falling installation and hardware costs, the country’s largest solar power provider is venturing into Pittsburgh, a market defined until now mostly by homegrown companies.
Fortune
Apr 08, 2016
As of March 22, the solar energy company’s customers officially produce enough electricity in a day to power Tesla’s fleet.
CNBC
Mar 08, 2016
The plan aims to increase the production of solar power and offset the need for a traditional grid power while helping the organic food store save money.
Hawaii Public Radio
Feb 24, 2016
SolarCity announced the addition of battery sustained photovoltaic systems into the residential market with a design that lets customers gather and store solar power throughout the day in batteries, using it at night when it’s most needed.
Fortune
Feb 16, 2016
Solar installer SolarCity announced plans to use batteries from electric car maker Tesla for a solar project in Hawaii.
Los Angeles Times
Feb 04, 2016
SolarCity report says a modern electric grid that incorporates solar, battery storage, energy efficiency and smart technology could save Californians $1.4 billion a year.
Huffington Post
Feb 01, 2016
Two weeks after unveiling a new slate of TV commercials, the chief marketing officer of SolarCity said he hopes future ads won’t be focused on the problems that come of burning fossil fuels.
San Jose Mercury News
Dec 11, 2015
The idea for SolarCity came to Lyndon Rive on a trip with cousin Elon Musk to Burning Man in 2004. "That's when the light bulb went off," Rive said.

About SolarCity
SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter.