SolarCity Aiming To Produce Solar Modules With +20% Conversion Efficiency At 50¢/Watt

Originally published on Solar Love. SolarCity’s goals for the Silevo solar module manufacturing facility under development in Buffalo, New York, are certainly not unambitious ones — based on the company’s recent SEC filing detailing the achievements needed via its performance-based compensation plan to vest tranches of shares. Amongst these achievements, … [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]