With Election Day just around the corner, political divisiveness across the U.S. seems to be escalating by the minute. Recent opinion polls suggest that partisan discord in America is more intense than it’s been in decades.
How will the U.S. achieve its climate change goals? Our customers’ solar rooftops are leading the way.
This week in New York, energy leaders and experts from around the world are gathering for Climate Week 2016 – an annual event highlighting how continued investment in clean energy innovation and technology can empower us to address global climate change.
There are now over 1 million solar power systems in the U.S. It’s a big moment for the solar power community, but it’s also just a start. The number of solar installations in America is projected to increase by another million within just a couple years.
Solar power continues to grow at extraordinary speed across America. More solar panels were installed in the U.S. in 2015 than in any year in history, and 2016 is expected to deliver twice as much. This is the year that America surpassed its millionth solar installation, providing an historic amount of clean energy.
Paul Gallay is a resident of Cold Spring, NY and the president of Hudson Riverkeeper – a nonprofit organization working to protect the Hudson River and the drinking water supplies for nine million New Yorkers.He became a SolarCity customer in 2015.
We’ve rounded up our top reads of the week about solar and the future of the energy — so you can stay current.
The global effort to tackle climate change is currently taking center stage in Paris. The world is looking to its leaders to address the health of our planet and commit to bold goals for clean energy and sustainable development.
Frank Sandoval, veteran and SolarCity employee, works with a customer while on the job.Frank Sandoval, a U.S. Army infantry sniper, returned from the front lines with a virtual lifetime of stories, some to tell, others to forget.
We’re building a solar movement, and you don’t even have to own a home to get involved. Our Solar Ambassador program gives anyone in the U.S. the resources to spread the word about the power of solar. Meet Michael and Susan Ufer, the latest Ambassadors we’re highlighting in our ongoing blog series.
The solar power industry is growing rapidly. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), residential solar’s 2015-second-quarter growth was 70 percent, year over year. Our industry now also produces enough electricity to power 4.6 million homes.