Details on Tesla’s Solar Shingles Are Slow to Emerge
We still don’t know how much they will cost, or when they will be available
Will a Merged Tesla-SolarCity Put a Solar-Powered Battery in Every Home?
A merger would give the combined company more opportunities to pair Powerwall systems with solar panel installations
SolarCity is Getting Into the Roofing Shingle Business
Its giant new plant in New York will produce building-integrated photovoltaic shingles just as another manufacturer throws in the towel
Nuclear Closure, Design Competition, Tesla Offer, Nest Thermostat
A roundup of recent developments in green building
Retail Net Metering Will End in Nevada
In the wake of the decision, SolarCity announces that it will cease sales and installations in the state and close its new training center
An Interview With a Solar Guru
Solar finance wizard David Arfin wonders, ‘Why should people have to prepay their electricity bill for 30 years?’
Leased Solar Panels May Complicate Home Sales
Solar leasing is going gangbusters, but when it comes time to sell the house, leased rooftop panels may be a problem
Solar Leasing Looks for a Foothold in the South
Legislators in Georgia consider a bill that would allows third-party financing for solar systems. In Florida, a petition drive gets underway after legislative attempts fail.
Are Solar-Plus-Battery Systems Coming to a Neighborhood Near You?
SolarCity thinks batteries will be critical to the widespread use of solar, but for now very few residential customers have the chance to try them