01 Dec '11, 12am

We have agreed to terms with @BofA_News on financing for the SolarStrong program.#solar #energy

SAN MATEO, Calif., and NEW YORK—Nov. 30, 2011—SolarCity and Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced that they have agreed to terms on financing for SolarStrong, SolarCity’s ambitious five-year plan to build more than $1 billion in solar power projects for privatized U.S. military housing communities across the country. As part of the project, SolarCity plans to partner with the country’s leading privatized military housing developers to install, own and operate rooftop solar installations and provide solar electricity at a lower cost than utility power. SolarStrong is ultimately expected to create up to 300 megawatts of solar generation capacity that could provide power to as many as 120,000 military housing units. SolarStrong would be the largest residential solar photovoltaic project in American history. “This project demonstrates the long term viability of large-s...

Full article: http://www.solarcity.com/pressreleases/104/SolarCity-and-...

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