19 Oct '11, 3pm

Vivint Makes Leap from Home Security to Solar Leasing

Vivint Makes Leap from Home Security to Solar Leasing

Vivint, a home automation and security company, has announced a new solar division and residential solar leasing services. The launching of a new division, Vivint Solar, included a financing commitment of $75 million in renewable energy tax equity from a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp. Select customers began using the solar leasing service in July and the fund will finance a projected pipeline of 2,400 residential solar installations in New Jersey, Utah, Hawaii and New York. Founded in 1999,Vivint has grown its home security business to a current size of 5,000 employees. The company manages its own sales and operations, installation, customer service, and professional services. "We see solar as an easy additional service to better serve our customers," said Todd Pedersen, CEO and Founder of Vivint. "We considered partnering [for leasing services] but already are highly efficie...

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