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SolarCity Expands Massachusetts Operations to North Shore

SolarCity is expanding its Massachusetts operations with a new 10,000 square foot North Shore Operations Center in Wilmington. The new operations center — SolarCity’s third in Massachusetts — brings new jobs to the area and allows the company to keep pace with growing solar demand in the northeastern part of the state. SolarCity makes it possible for many Massachusetts homeowners to install solar panels for free and

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Santa Fe Parade Features Three Solar Powered Homes

Positive Energy Solar teamed up with three builders to design sun-powered homes, which are featured in this year’s Santa Fe Parade of Homes, August 15-17 and August 20-22. Parade organizer Santa Fe Area Homebuilders Association (SFAHBA) says nearly every home on the tour meets or exceeds green building standards. “This is a testament to Santa

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SolarCity Opens First Nevada Operations in Henderson

SolarCity is expanding its Nevada presence with a new 18,000 square foot Henderson Operations Center. SolarCity will use the operations center as its regional hub to install solar for Nevada residents and businesses, starting this week. Henderson is SolarCity’s first operations center in Nevada — joining two Las Vegas locations that house key administrative divisions for the company. This latest expansion pushes

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Sunrun Brings Affordable Home Solar Service To Nevada

Sunrun, a dedicated residential solar company in the United States, announced the availability of its home solar service in Nevada. Through its service, Nevada residents can now get a solar system installed on their home with no money down and begin saving on their electricity bills immediately. Sunrun will design, install, finance, insure, monitor and maintain the

Kelcy Pegler Jr. is now part of the NRG Home Solar team after co-founding Roof Diagnostics Solar. He is a regular Solar Power World contributor.

The Changing Face of the Residential Solar Customer

By Kelcy Pegler Jr., Solar Power World Contributor As a residential solar company, one of the biggest misconceptions we hear is that solar panels are only for the wealthy. Early solar systems were expensive to manufacture and install. As a result, early adopters of solar power had higher incomes in to afford the high expense.

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NBA Legend Bill Walton New Voice Of NRG Home Solar

NRG Home Solar has announced that NBA legend and solar enthusiast Bill Walton has signed-on as the voice of the company’s home solar solutions. “Residential solar represents an incredible opportunity for consumers, and NRG Home Solar is leading the charge in making inexpensive and renewable energy accessible to all homeowners with its unique customer-focused business

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Get Solar Quotes Instantly With Only A Street Address

Sungevity’s Instant Solar Quote (Instant iQuote) is the first technology capable of generating residential solar installation quotes instantly based on nothing more than a street address. Both Instant iQuote and Sungevity’s earlier-generation iQuote technology eliminate the need for time-consuming and capital-intensive home visits to design and price residential solar installations. The new instant quote ability

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Mosaic And Enphase Partner On Residential Solar Loan With Operations & Maintenance

Mosaic, a peer-to-peer platform for solar finance, and microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy join forces to launch what they say is the first home solar loan packaged with residential operations and maintenance (O&M) services, offering simplicity and value for homeowners and installers. Prior to today, many homeowners have preferred solar leases to loans because of the worry-free

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Shea Homes And SolarCity Celebrate 2000 SheaXero Homes

Trilogy by Shea Homes Active Lifestyle Communities, the award-winning builder of resort communities, and SolarCity have sold more than 2,000 SheaXero No Electric Bill Homes powered by clean, renewable solar electricity. SolarCity and Shea Homes currently offer solar power together in 11 Trilogy communities in five states. The companies estimate that the cumulative environmental impact made by

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SunPower And KB Homes Partner On Solar Energy Storage

SunPower announced a new collaboration with its longtime partner KB Home to install energy storage solutions at certain KB Home locations in California as part of a pilot program. SunPower currently offers its high-efficiency solar power systems to purchasers of new homes in more than 150 KB Home communities; this new pilot program expands the