17 Aug '11, 5am

Rooftop Solar Is Experiencing a Boon in California | Care2 Causes

Rooftop Solar Is Experiencing a Boon in California | Care2 Causes

Rooftop solar power installations are experiencing a boom this year in California , and the California based company Sungevity is experiencing its own boom. Sungevity announced the creation of a $50 million renewable energy tax equity fund created by Citigroup Inc. on August 15. The company, based in Oakland, California, has raised over $120 million since last year. Sungevity now operates in eight states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey and New York. Sungevity announced a partnership last spring with Sierra Club to expand rooftop solar in California’s Bay Area. Sierra Club is reaching out to its members in Northern and Central California about solar leasing through Sungevity. For every Sierra Club supporter who signs up with Sungevity, Sierra Club will receive $1,000 from Sungevity for its campaign to end U.S. reliance ...

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