Thanksgiving was proclaimed a national holiday in the U.S. in 1863, by none other than President Abraham Lincoln. Americans have since gathered with their families, on the last Thursday in November, to break bread and express thanks.
Like many of you, we at SolarCity adore Halloween. We’re looking forward to our neighborhoods filling up this weekend with all manner of zombies, ghosts, witches and other frightful ghouls.
Improving the interconnection process benefits utilities, customers, and the grid.
If there’s anything homeowners across the country agree on, it’s the importance of energy efficiency and consequent savings.
(Image Credit: Tricia Banks via CC. )It’s tough, sometimes, to be on the cutting edge. And that’s exactly where solar energy is—both the companies that provide it and the consumers who believe in and choose it.
SolarCity’s mission is to remove every obstacle that stands in the way of clean energy.
Imagine an existence straight out of science fiction: your home has a “brain” of its own.
Tomorrow the moon will cross into the line of sight between Europe and the sun. While people from Oslo to Istanbul make their way to work by car, bus or bicycle, a total solar eclipse will darken their skies for one hour.
The electric utility industry’s central criticism of distributed solar is that it creates a “cost shift” from rooftop solar customers to non-solar customers. This isn’t entirely true because most solar customers cover the cost for utilities to serve them, thus shifting no costs.
While the world was busy worrying about the cost of oil and uncertainty in the Middle East, solar power quietly came into its own.