SolarCity has announced it will begin operations in South Carolina in October. Interested persons can find out more on the company website.
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A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about SolarCity’s “shockingly high MyPower prices” compared to competitors’ prices. The article was based off of an analysis by Pick My Solar. There’s a Part 2 to the story, though. Unfortunately, it’s no prettier. Let me reiterate that I’m long SCTY (which is difficult this week), […]
A new report from Green Tech Media says that financing is the key to residential solar power, with 3/4 of new installations leased or subject to a PPA.
Mosaic (formerly “Solar Mosaic”) is well known in the solar industry for pioneering what one might call “crowd-investing.” It has allowed common Americans to invest in large solar power projects for less than $30… or much more if they prefer. That has been a big and exciting story within the solar industry over the past few years, but […]
Yesterday, I wrote an article about EnergySage’s new Instant Solar Estimate tool. The tool uses proprietary market price data and “the industry’s leading tools and databases” to deliver pretty awesome solar cost and solar savings reports. One thing it does that I haven’t seen elsewhere is that it compares the financial benefit of going solar through […]
Mosaic (formerly “Solar Mosaic”) has taken another step towards facilitation of a crowdfinanced rooftop revolution. In coordination with the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (“Connecticut’s green bank”) and Sungage Financial, (“a platform that enables homeowners to efficiently apply, qualify, and contract for solar financing”), Mosaic is enabling up to $5 million of crowdsourced solar loans. However, all the credit […]
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Current techniques such as tax rebates do appear to have stimulated the solar industry. However, the urgency of climate change, as well as widespread carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide pollution, require the quickest solution possible. There are various ways in which solar system development can be stimulated more quickly. One policy idea of mine is […]