Saturday Jul 26
Big Short Interest Swings In These 3 Solar Stocks
Among the leading US solar-related stocks, First Solar , GT Advanced Technologies and SolarCity saw the largest percentage changes in the number of shares sold short in the first two weeks of July.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.
New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the U.S. Two U.S. companies-SolarCity Corp. and Suniva Inc.-have recently announced plans to build solar-panel factories in America, and at least one Chinese manufacturer says ... (more)
Why Investors Should Buy SolarCity on the Drop
SolarCity shares have taken an enormous beating over the past month. The wide market sell-off, coupled with investor lawsuits asserting that the company is disregarding Federal Securities laws, have prompted a massive crash in the share cost.
The technology of the future blows Stephen Colbert's mind
Last night on the "Colbert Report," SpaceX, Tesla, SolarCity and PayPal founder Elon Musk spoke to Stephen Colbert in a fascinating two-part interview.
SolarCity: A Stock For The Farsighted
Operating in just over 10 States, SolarCity has huge potential growth, and the Company is nowhere near saturation in current operating locations.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Rooftop Solar Companies Cash In on Government Handouts
You can't help but hand it to them - rooftop solar companies have quite cleverly found their way onto the government's gravy train.
SolarCity welcomes Greens plan to make schools solar hubs
Andrew Booth, CEO of New Zealand's leading solar power company SolarCity welcomes the Green Party's policy to help schools go solar.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
SolarCity will say more next month about massive Riverbend project
Analysts expect SolarCity to elaborate on its acquisition of Silevo at its second quarter earnings call, which will take place around Aug. 7. The acquisition was announced June 16, and has huge implications for Western New York -- even though both companies are from California.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
SolarCity to move into 60,000 square feet in Roseville
SolarCity will move into 60,000 square feet in a mixed-used business park in Roseville, consolidating its administrative office, call center and sales and marketing departments from other spaces in the region.
The Motley Fool
Plug Power, the Perfect Complement for Solar?
However, solar power only works when the sun shines. That's why hydrogen cell maker Plug Power ( When the sun is shining SolarCity is planning on having over a gigawatt of rooftop solar installed by the end of this year.
The Motley Fool
Why SolarCity Stock Will Gain Over the Next 5 Years
Its stock has gained over 440% since going public. This has largely been driven by its attractive business model, which has allowed it to grow its customer base at a feverish pace.
3 Solid Reasons Why SolarCity Should Continue Growing
SolarCity is investing in its sales team, and this has enabled it to tap more customers, leading to higher bookings.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Motley Fool
Apple Supply Cuts Are Killing GT Advanced, but Solar Potential Makes It a Long-Term Buy
While the company's legacy is in the solar business, the name chace from GT Solar to GT Advanced Technologies was directly tied to the development of sapphire and other advanced materials with applications far beyond just the solar business.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Motley Fool
Residential Solar Financing: Now So Cheap and Easy
One of the greatest advancements in residential solar during the past decade is the increase in financing offerings.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Who's Hiring in Martinez: SolarCity Apprentice; Fitness Evolution; School Cafeteria
For those seeking work in Martinez - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
SolarCity Corp Price Target Increased to $77.00 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.' s target price indicates a potential upside of 15.22% from the stock's previous close.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Shake-up at the top of Hawaii's solar energy industry
Solar photovoltaic panels are seen atop military housing at Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay, which are part of a project between SolarCity and Forest City Military Communities to provide energy for 6,500 homes in Hawaii.
20 most powerful CEOs in the Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to lots of big businesses. Using data from SFGate's new data provider PassFail, we looked at who's controlling the 20 largest local companies by market cap.
Investor's Business Daily
WTO Ruling Lifts SolarCity, Slams U.S. Steelmakers
Domestic steel producers could face renewed price competition from China. The World Trade Organization has found that U.S. tariffs violated global trade rules, while solar-panel installer The world trading body ruled that the U.S. improperly imposed duties on Chinese steel and solar products.
Why renewable energy and the smart home ruled cleantech in the second quarter
While focus in cleantech continues to turn towards capital-light, digital green efficiency plays, certain moves like SolarCity's vertical integration of rooftop solar signal an industry that has actually matured as it seeks to slash costs and deliver inexpensive renewable energy.