Peter Rive

SolarCity Set To Lay Off 108 Employees

SolarCity announced earlier this month that it intended to begin cutting jobs in an attempt to streamline the company’s business following lower-than-expected quarterly results and forecasted guidance. To soften the blow, somewhat, SolarCity’s co-founders, brothers Lyndon and Peter Rive, asked the board to reduce their salaries from $275,000 per year to … [continued]

Wind & Solar News

Check out the following wind and solar news if you haven’t gotten enough of a fix from CleanTechnica‘s wind and solar coverage. Wind News Innovations for Higher Turbine Capacity Factors Towers are getting taller, controls more intelligent, and ultrasound can now be used to measure wind velocity while we wait for … [continued]

SolarCity CTO Peter Rive Talks Solar Power+Energy Storage

The country’s largest residential solar installer and financier, SolarCity, will eventually begin offering a system that includes storage as its “basic offering,” according to the company’s co-founder and CTO Peter Rive. Unsurprisingly, these systems would very likely make use of battery-based energy storage technology provided by SolarCity’s sister organization Tesla … [continued]