SAN MATEO, Calif., April 20, 2011— SolarCity®, a national leader in solar power financing, design, installation, monitoring and energy efficiency services, today announced that is has been honored by Breathe California, an organization dedicated to fighting lung disease and advocating for clean air, with a 2011 Clean Air Award. SolarCity was recognized for being an industry model by making solar power more affordable solar power more affordable and accessible to thousands of homeowners and businesses.
“SolarCity’s commitment to helping homeowners adopt clean power has a huge impact on our air quality,” said Rob Lawrence, Chairperson of the Board of Breathe California, Golden Gate Public Health Partnership. “With more and more solar systems on roofs, we’re able to reduce air pollution and improve health.”
SolarCity offers a range of clean power services that help customers reduce their impact on the environment and save money at the same time, including solar power, energy efficiency services and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
“We sincerely thank Breathe California for this honor,” said Lyndon Rive, SolarCity’s CEO. “As more homeowners and businesses learn that clean power can cost less than dirty power, they will make the switch and make a profound change to the health of the planet.”
SolarCity®—a national leader in solar power design, financing, installation, monitoring and energy efficiency services—was founded with the mission to help millions of homeowners and businesses adopt clean power, protect themselves from rising gas and electricity costs and protect their environment from polluting power sources. The company’s SolarLease® and Power Purchase Agreement (SolarPPA™) options can make it possible for homeowners and businesses to switch to clean, solar power for less money than they currently pay for electricity. SolarCity’s 23 operations centers serve Arizona, California, Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, D.C. Additional information about the company is available on the Web at www.solarcity.com.