The National Solar Jobs Census was released last week, and the numbers are stellar: the U.S. solar industry employed about 174,000 Americans in 2014, and the number of solar jobs is expected to increase by 20.9 percent this year. Of the 31,000 jobs the solar industry added in 2014, SolarCity accounted for 4,000 of them.
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It’s been another amazing year at SolarCity with many huge milestones and accomplishments.
It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of global challenges like water pollution and climate change. But we are not powerless.
You could call Otis Collier a veteran veteran recruiter. For the past decade, the former petty officer, first class, U.S. Navy, has worked as a recruiter helping fellow vets find jobs in corporate America.
(Governor Deval Patrick greets SolarCity employees at the company’s Marlborough operations center in May 2012.)SolarCity, the nation’s #1 solar power provider and largest solar employer, is excited to be selected as a Finalist in the Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, organized by the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development.
Like acid washed jeans and perms, there are some fads we’re glad to see gone. Solar power on the other hand is not just a passing trend, and SolarCity customers know this best.Hear them react to the idea as part of our video series to debunk myths about solar energy.
Our own Rocio Farias is one of a small but growing number of the nation’s female solar installers, a distinction that prompted the New York Times to publish this interview with her last weekend.
SolarCity received Riverkeeper’s “Big Fish” award in New York. Pictured L to R: Riverkeeper Board Member/Award Presenter Camilo Patrignani, SolarCity Founder/CEO Lyndon Rive, President and Hudson Riverkeeper Paul Gallay
This morning we announced our partnership with Capital One, including a $100 million investment to allow more homeowners the opportunity to pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility bills.
As of this morning, we’re officially open for business in the greater Las Vegas area. Today Nevada becomes the 15th state where we can offer homeowners a way to pay less for solar electricity than they pay for electricity from their local utility.