These 3 maps show the absurd growth potential of rooftop solar in America

Solar power in America is on a roll. Over the last decade, the cost of solar installations in the U.S. has fallen by more than 70 percent, and every year has had more solar installed than the last. Since 2010, the nation’s solar power capacity has grown fifteen-fold. And employment…

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These 3 maps show the absurdly large growth potential of home rooftop solar in America

Solar power in America is on a roll. Over the last decade, the cost of solar installations in the U.S. has fallen by more than 70 percent, and every year has had more solar installed than the last. Since 2010, the nation’s solar power capacity has grown fifteen-fold. And employment…

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Tesla and SolarCity Shareholders Approve Acquisition

Today, SolarCity and Tesla shareholders have voted to approve the combination of our companies, enabling the transaction to be completed in the coming days. We would like to thank our shareholders for their continued support throughout this process. We look forward to joining Tesla to show the world what Tesla…

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These are some of America’s cloudiest cities. And guess what: they’re producing tons of solar power.

In many of America’s cloudiest cities, one thing is clear: their residents are producing tons of solar power. Cloudiness and solar energy may seem incompatible, but the truth is that solar panels can provide tremendous value even in cloudy climates. The most famous international example of this is Germany. While…

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One powerful thing that unites America’s reddest city and bluest city

With Election Day just around the corner, political divisiveness across the U.S. seems to be escalating by the minute. Recent opinion polls suggest that partisan discord in America is more intense than it’s been in decades. A widely cited academic study in 2014 highlighted the gulf between conservative and liberal…

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How will the U.S. achieve its climate change goals? Our customers’ solar rooftops are leading the way.

This week in New York, energy leaders and experts from around the world are gathering for Climate Week 2016 – an annual event highlighting how continued investment in clean energy innovation and technology can empower us to address global climate change. We’ve written previously about how low-carbon energy sources like…

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