29 Sep '14, 12am

SolarCity or Vivint Solar?

In as soon as five years, you could be living right next door to a power plant. Actually, even closer. The power plant could be operating from right inside your home. I'm serious. Take a look... This is a backup battery system installed in a home that's powered by domestically generated electrons, courtesy of the biggest nuclear reactor known to humans: the sun. And according to super genius Elon Musk, within five to 10 years, every set of solar panels installed by SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY ) will come with a battery pack. Nighttime Solar Musk's cousin and SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive recently spoke at a private meeting in New York, where he announced that due to the economies of scale that will soon come from Tesla's (NASDAQ: TSLA ) new battery manufacturing complex, SolarCity's solar power systems, with the new battery system installed, will be able to produce energy cheaper ...

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