28 Dec '15, 7am

SolarCity to cease Nevada PV sales and installations following anti-solar decision by Governor Sandoval's PUC

SolarCity Corporation (San Mateo, CA, U.S.) on December 23rd , 2015 announced that as a result of the decision by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to severely undermine Nevadans' ability to go solar, the company is ceasing solar sales and installation in the state effective immediately. "This is a very difficult decision but Governor Sandoval and his PUC leave us no choice. The people of Nevada have consistently chosen solar, but yesterday their state government decided to end customer choice, damage the state's economy, and jeopardize thousands of jobs," comments SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive. "The PUC has protected NV Energy's monopoly, and everyone else will lose. We have no alternative but to cease Nevada sales and installations, but we will fight this flawed decision on behalf of our Nevada customers and employees." 2,000 local workers hired in just over two years G...

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