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  1. SolarCity Boosts Spending to Fend Off Rivals as Installs SurgeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp.'s operating costs climbed 80 percent in the second quarter as Chief Executive Officer Lyndon Rive increased spending to maintain the company's position as the top provider of U.S. rooftop solar systems. Sales and marketing expenses more than doubled, and total costs rose to $175.8 million from $97.2 million a year earlier, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Wednesday in a statement.

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  2. GoPro Introduces Smaller, Simpler Action Camera to Hero LineRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    GoPro Inc. added a smaller, simpler-to-use camera to its Hero line, part of its strategy to maintain dominance of the action-camera segment it has popularized in recent years. Called the Hero4 Session, the camera is 40 percent lighter and 50 percent smaller than GoPro's Hero4 Black and Silver models, the company said Monday in a statement.

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  3. SolarCity Loss Narrows After Beating Installation ForecastRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The net loss narrowed to $21.5 million, or 22 cents a share, from $24.1 million, or 26 cents, a year earlier, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Tuesday in a statement. Excluding some items, the company lost $1.52 a share, the most since its December 2012 initial public offering and less than the $1.66 average of eight analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

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  4. SolarCity Loss Narrows as Revenue Reinvested in More SystemsRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp., the biggest U.S. residential solar installer, posted a loss in the first quarter as revenue was directed to meet surging demand for rooftop power plants and the company expanded into new energy technologies. The net loss narrowed to $21.5 million, or 22 cents a share, from $24.1 million, or 26 cents, a year earlier, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Tuesday in a statement.

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  5. Musk's SolarCity First in Line for Tesla BatteriesRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The battery "replaces noisy, dirty fossil-fuel generators with zero-emission storage technology," SolarCity said Thursday in a statement. Musk, whose Tesla Motors Inc. developed the product, is also chairman of the San Mateo, California-based solar supplier.

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  6. Musk's SolarCity Customers First in Line for Tesla BatteriesRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The battery "replaces noisy, dirty fossil-fuel generators with zero-emission storage technology," SolarCity said Thursday in a statement. Musk, whose Tesla Motors Inc. developed the product, is also chairman of the San Mateo, California-based solar supplier.

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  7. Franklin Follows Ukraine Bet With Risky Wager on Shale DebtRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The firm has staked 16.3 percent of its flagship $92 billion Franklin Income Fund on energy stocks and bonds, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, an increase from 15.8 percent in June, when oil prices began their decline. Ed Perks, the fund's lead manager, is zeroing in on the hardest-hit energy firms, whose funding avenues are narrowing as banks bolt.

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  8. SolarCity to Expand in Commercial With $1 Billion FundRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The financing will help SolarCity build 300 megawatts of solar rooftops and carports for businesses, government agencies and schools over the next two years, the San Mateo, California- based company said Wednesday in an e-mailed statement. It has installed 1,800 commercial solar systems to date for clients including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Intel Corp. SolarCity was the largest installer of solar rooftops for both homes and businesses last year, beating rivals including SunEdison Inc., SunPower Corp. and Vivint Solar Inc., according to GTM Research.

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  9. Musk's Cousins Battle Utilities to Make Solar Rooftops CheapRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. In September 2013, Hawaiian Electric Co.

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  10. SolarCity Working With Google Nest to Make Homes Use More SolarRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp. agreed to work with Google Inc. To deploy smart thermostats and home monitoring software to make homes powered by solar panels consume more of the energy they produce. SolarCity, the largest provider of solar panels for homes in the U.S., will deploy Google's Nest thermostats for 10,000 new rooftop-power customers in California, the San Mateo, California-based company said Monday in a blog post on its website.

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  11. SolarCity Offering Rooftop Solar Power to DirecTV CustomersRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Under a marketing agreement announced Wednesday, DirecTV technicians will promote rooftop power systems when visiting users' homes in major cities, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said on its website. DirecTV has more than 20 million U.S. customers.

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  12. SolarCity to Sell Up to $100 Million in Bonds Through BrokeragesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp. plans to sell as much as $100 million worth of its solar bonds by offering retail customers the chance to buy them through their existing brokerages or IRA accounts. Incapital LLC will help more than 500 financial institutions sell the bonds, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Monday in a statement on its website.

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  13. SolarCity Lawsuit Alleges Arizona Utility's Fee Hurts SolarRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity said the pricing plan adopted Feb. 26 imposes unfair fees on SRP customers who generate their own power, and represents anti-competitive behavior, according to a statement Tuesday. The dispute is part of a growing conflict between companies like San Mateo, California-based SolarCity that install residential solar systems and utilities that see rooftop panels as a threat to revenue.

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  14. SolarCity Lawsuit Alleges Arizona Utility's Fee Will Hurt SolarRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp., the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer, is suing Salt River Project, alleging the Tempe, Arizona-based utility's new pricing policy will "punish customers who choose to go solar." SolarCity said the pricing plan adopted Feb. 26 imposes fees on Salt River customers who generate their own power, and represents anti-competitive behavior, according to a statement Tuesday.

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  15. Google Makes Biggest Bet on Renewables to Fund SolarCityRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Google is contributing to a SolarCity fund valued at $750 million, the largest ever created for residential solar, the San Mateo, California-based solar panel installer said Thursday in a statement. Google has now committed more than $1.8 billion to renewable energy projects, including wind and solar farms on three continents.

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  16. Google Makes Largest Clean-Power Bet to Fund SolarCity RooftopsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Google Inc. is making its largest bet yet on renewable energy, a $300 million investment to support at least 25,000 SolarCity Corp. rooftop power plants. Google is contributing to a SolarCity fund valued at $750 million, the largest ever created for residential solar, the San Mateo, California-based solar panel installer said Thursday in a statement.

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  17. SolarCity Posts Loss as Rooftop Power Plant Demand IncreasesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The net loss was $3.6 million, or 4 cents a share, compared with profit of $26.7 million, or 28 cents, a year earlier, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Wednesday in a statement. Excluding some items, the company was expected to lose $1.27 a share, the average of 10 analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

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  18. SolarCity Posts Loss as Demand for Rooftop Power Plants ClimbsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SolarCity Corp., the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer, posted a loss in the fourth quarter as it increased investments in new residential power systems and its first panel factory. The net loss was $3.6 million, or 4 cents a share, compared with profit of $26.7 million, or 28 cents, a year earlier, San Mateo, California-based SolarCity said Wednesday in a statement.

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  19. Barrick Chairman Shaking Up Miner Keeps Investors GuessingRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In town for year-end meetings, the group listened intently as John Thornton outlined a plan to give them the authority they needed to run their units like their own businesses, according to a person present. Barrick's Toronto headquarters would shrink in size and reach.

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  20. Barrick Chairman Shaking Up Gold Miner Keeps Investors GuessingRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    On an icy late-January evening in Toronto, more than 30 Barrick Gold Corp. mine managers and country heads gathered in the basement of a pub to hear their executive chairman's vision for the world's largest gold producer. In town for year-end meetings, the group listened intently as John Thornton outlined a plan to give them the authority they needed to run their units like their own businesses, according to a person present.

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