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Greentech Media
Jun 29, 2012
Greentech Media reports that by going solar, the city of Lancaster, CA, will save $325,000 or more annually for the next 25 years. This means that the city can keep teachers in classrooms, cops and firefighters on the job, public parks and museums availa
San Jose Mercury News
Jun 28, 2012
The city of San Jose has chosen SolarCity to install rooftop solar panels on 16 municipal buildings, with 14 additional sites under consideration. The 20-year PPA with SolarCity is expected to save the city money on utility bills, the Kelley Park project
New Haven Independent
Jun 25, 2012
New Haven, CT is working with SolarCity to install solar panels on school rooftops to encourage the use of clean energy and help schools save money.
The Arizona Republic
Jun 25, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports that Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) in Arizona is saving about $300,000 a year with solar projects. The district has effectively protected itself from utility rate fluctuations with a PPA from SolarCity.
The Fiscal Times
Jun 21, 2012
Mayor Rex Parris of the city of Lancaster, California, partnered with SolarCity to turn around the "recession wrecking ball" and rising energy costs. Lancaster had SolarCity retrofit City Hall, the Performing Arts Center, two Park & Rides, and Jethawk Sta
Los Angeles Times
Jun 19, 2012
The city of Lancaster, California, has received the prestigious international Wolfgang Neumann "Energy Globe Award" for its success in employing alternative energy and conservation projects. The initiatives include partnering with SolarCity to give Lancas
The Wall Street Journal
Jun 18, 2012
Wall Street Journal's Jim Carlton writes, "School districts across the country are turning to solar power to cut their electricity costs. With the money they're saving, they are able to retain more teachers and programs in the face of budget cuts. As a bo
The Wall Street Journal
Jun 13, 2012
Wall Street Journal reports on the state of the solar industry and quotes SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive who says, "Solar adoption has never been higher. You're competing against what the homeowner is paying the utility for electricity today, and that cost is

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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.