We’ve rounded up our top reads of the week about solar and the future of the energy — so you can stay current.
Solar power is a great way to help you save money on energy, but it’s also a great way to help protect the environment. Going solar empowers families and businesses to make a concrete positive impact on the planet, by curbing climate change and safeguarding precious water and air resources.
Just over a month ago, Tesla made a proposal to purchase SolarCity and today we are announcing that the two companies have reached an agreement to combine, creating the world’s only vertically integrated sustainable energy company.
The electric grid is changing faster than ever. With the rise of renewables and other technologies, energy is getting cleaner, more affordable, and more reliable. That said, understanding the inner workings of the power grid – voltage, distribution networks, substations, inverters, you name it – can get pretty complicated, pretty fast.
July 4th marks our country’s 240th trip around the sun. It also marks SolarCity’s 10th anniversary. Our company was founded on July 4th, 2006 by Lyndon and Peter Rive. It’s developed over the course of the last decade to become the country’s number one provider of rooftop solar.
What’s the impact of installing more than 8 million solar panels across America?In other words, what impact have SolarCity and its 250,000+ customers had on the planet over the last 10 years, since we first set out to fuel a clean energy revolution?