Falling panel prices and government subsidies make solar leasing a growing market, and SolarCity now wants to take its business public.
Credit Suisse pumps $100 million into SolarCity and $200 million into Sunrun to back fast-growing solar lease and PPA programs on homes and businesses.
The power’s not free, but the solar panels are, as San Jose uses SolarCity and power purchase agreements on its way to 2.5 MW in civic solar projects.
A new partnership between Clean Currents and SolarCity will remove the upfront costs of solar rooftop generation for homeowners via a fixed-rate PPA.
People are following closely the future of production tax credits for wind, the sluggish sales of EVs, and how Germany is facing clean energy challenges.
Hot on the heels of its financing program for solar, SolarCity is launching a loan program for energy efficient home improvements.
U.S. Bancorp and SolarCity announced that they created a renewable energy tax equity fund that would help make the first stage of SolarStrong a reality.