September 12, 2016
Over the past 12 months, the US solar business has been on a rollercoaster ride, with the high-profile bankruptcy of SunEdison and the merger of SolarCity and Tesla stealing the headlines. Danielle Ola talks to the experts about some of the key trends shaping the world of solar finance and investment in the US.
September 1, 2016
Lazard, the financial advisory that advised SolarCity on its US$2.6 billion all-stock sale to Tesla, made an error in its analysis resulting in the solar installer being undervalued by US$400 million, according to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
August 26, 2016
Not-for-profit GivePower Foundation, created by US firm SolarCity, has installed the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) first minigrid using solar and battery storage at Virunga National Park.
August 24, 2016
Elon Musk and his SolarCity executive cousins have purchased US$100 million of the company’s latest bond issue.
August 4, 2016
Tesla will make its own inverters for use with SolarCity PV installs and its own energy storage products, according to its chairman and CEO, Elon Musk.
August 2, 2016
Tesla's US$2.6 billion takeover could “substantially" increase SolarCity's sales, says Jigar Shah, founder of SunEdison.
August 2, 2016
As the dust settles on Tesla Motors’ US$2.6 billion purchase of US residential PV installer SolarCity, and each company’s share prices slide and shareholders take stock, PV Tech asked GTM Research director of energy storage Ravi Manghani to make sense of it all.
August 1, 2016
Tesla Motors' possible acquisition of leading US residential PV installer SolarCity has been sealed with an all-stock transaction valued at around US$2.6 billion.
July 29, 2016
In this week's Movers & Shakers, PV Tech reports some recent industry mergers and acquisitions, dramatic UK solar job losses and an equally dramatic opportunity for job growth in the US with Tesla's new Gigafactory in Nevada.
July 21, 2016
Elon Musk has revealed the widely anticipated sequel to the ‘Master Plan’ that he wrote almost 10 years ago, that highlights a range of sustainable projects, not least the plan to put solar on every roof and a battery in every garage.

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