Consider this: the government grants a private corporation a monopoly to provide an essential service—electricity—that everybody needs, and no one can do without.
(photo credit: Ken Teegardin via creative commons)Never before has the average American had so much power and control over how and where to invest their money.
Today we launched MySolarCity, an app that allows you, as a SolarCity customer, to track solar system production and home consumption, interact directly with the SolarCity community and get a smarter, more connected home.
Called for a cab? Get comfortable – you might be waiting awhile.There I was at four in the morning, walking an hour across the city, alone and dressed like a monkey.
The design of an electrical grid for the 21st Century is one of the world’s most exciting challenges, and at SolarCity we are vigorously engaged in assisting the effort. Our vision is of a grid that is cleaner, more efficient, more flexible, more secure, and more affordable than what we currently have today.
We made waves in the cleantech world last fall when we announced our acquisition of solar-module mounting startup Zep Solar.
What’s cleaner, cheaper and light years ahead of all its peers?
In 2014, the weather has been extreme. As the polar vortex returns for an encore in the Midwest and East Coast, California faces the extreme flip-side: a soil-cracking drought during the state’s traditional rain season.