The story of the GivePower Foundation starts in 2010, in the aftermath of the massive Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In an area still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina several years earlier, the spill severely hampered the local seafood industry and put a lot of people out of work.
Hot or cold, rain or shine, SolarCity rooftop installers know a thing or two about dealing with weather extremes. They brave just about anything Mother Nature throws at them as they bring clean, inexpensive solar power to our customers.
100,000 Solar Ambassadors are helping us change the way we power our country.We began the SolarCity power revolution nine years ago today.
Poll after poll after poll has indicated that solar - an infinite power source that creates no pollution and requires no water to generate electricity – is the most popular energy choice in America.
When two earthquakes recently hit Nepal, a small group of local solar companies and others quickly coalesced to help. After food and shelter, electricity for lighting and mobile phone charging are critical needs in such situations. Mobile phones can help villagers reunite with family and reach out for relief supplies.
An oft-repeated reason for concern about the environment is the importance of preserving the earth for future generations. But how do we teach our children the meaning and importance of eco-awareness?
As readers of this blog know, we like to celebrate the talented individuals who make up our growing workforce at SolarCity.
This film is dedicated to the heartbeat of SolarCity.
Last year SolarCity added 4,000 new hires to our team, bringing our current workforce to over 9,500 employees nationwide. Those are 9,500 bright, determined individuals, from a diverse array of backgrounds.
SolarCity customers generated 4GWh of solar electricity in one day earlier this week, scarcely a year after they hit 3GWh.