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Solar Bonds Blog

New Higher-earning Solar Bonds at 6.5%

August 17, 2016 | SolarCity

SolarCity recently entered an agreement to combine with Tesla to create an integrated provider of clean energy, storage and transportation. Our goal is to make clean energy more accessible and more affordable than it’s been in the past.This week we’ve also introduced a new, 18-month Solar Bond at a 6.5%...

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You know installing solar on your home is good for the environment, but have you ever wondered just how big your individual impact is? Here's proof that one person can make a difference:This article originally appeared on the SolarCity Blog.

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Power to Give

August 12, 2015 | SolarCity

The story of the GivePower Foundation starts in 2010, in the aftermath of the massive Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In an area still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina several years earlier, the spill severely hampered the local seafood industry and put a lot...

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A Solar Revolution

July 4, 2015 | SolarCity

100,000 Solar Ambassadors are helping us change the way we power our country.We began the SolarCity power revolution nine years ago today.An idea imagined during a cross-desert drive started to become a reality, as SolarCity was founded on July 4, 2006.Those nine years have brought some accomplishments that we’re very...

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Stay Current: Our Top Solar Links

July 2, 2015 | SolarCity

We’re all about saving you energy, so we’ve rounded up the latest in solar so you don’t have to.The way humans get electricity is about to change forever, Bloomberg Business writes, citing six shifts – the top three being solar – that will transform markets over the next 25 years.The...

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In this week’s The New Yorker magazine, writer Bill McKibben covers the rise of rooftop solar in the United States, and utility opposition to that rise. We were excited to be profiled, alongside others who are rethinking the way we power our homes, schools, and businesses, including Green Mountain Power...

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SolarCity Introduces Higher-earning Solar Bonds; Expands Access for Investors

March 9, 2015 | Tim Newell, SolarCity's Vice President of Financial Products

In a major expansion of our Solar Bonds program, SolarCity is introducing new longer-term Solar Bonds that offer higher interest rates – up to 5.75% - and new ways for investors to purchase bonds through their financial institutions and advisors.We’re offering new series of bonds that allow investors to choose...

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Editor’s Note: Tim is SolarCity’s Vice President of Financial Products. He is leading a SolarCity initiative to open the door for all investors to participate in the growth of solar in the U.S. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of Common Assets, a financial technology company acquired by SolarCity in...

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Impact Investing 101: Where Value Meets Values

February 18, 2015 | SolarCity

Editor’s Note: Nancy E. Pfund is the founder and managing partner of DBL Investors, a venture capital firm that combines top-tier financial returns with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns in the regions and sectors in which it invests. Nancy is also a member of SolarCity’s board of directors.Nancy E....

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Why Online Lending is a Hot Financial Story for 2015

February 4, 2015 | Tim Newell, SolarCity's Vice President of Financial Products

Editor’s Note: Tim is SolarCity’s Vice President of Financial Products, and he leads SolarCity’s online investment platform. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of Common Assets, a financial technology company acquired by SolarCity in 2013. Online lending, where investors earn interest by lending their money directly to individuals or companies,...

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While the world was busy worrying about the cost of oil and uncertainty in the Middle East, solar power quietly came into its own.New technology and lower costs are making solar an increasingly dominant force, one whose momentum has accelerated in recent years.From now through 2016, use of solar power...

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The Rise of the Impact Investor

January 21, 2015 | Christy Karras

Impact investing has emerged as a major market trend as a growing number of investors are seeking more than just financial returns from their investments. Whether it’s focusing on environmental sustainability or building jobs in their local communities, Americans are increasingly choosing to link their investments with social issues they...

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Three Hot Investing Trends for 2015

January 14, 2015 | Christy Karras

Never before has the average American had so much power and control over how and where to invest their money.However, while technology has increased access to new opportunities, investors are also seeking predictable earnings in the wake of the most recent financial downturn. So, as 2015 begins, where are they...

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Why SolarCity is Selling Solar Bonds

January 7, 2015 | Tim Newell, SolarCity's Vice President of Financial Products

Editor’s Note: Tim is SolarCity’s Vice President of Financial Products. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of Common Assets, a financial technology company acquired by SolarCity in 2013. His resume includes more than 25 years of investment, technology and government experience. Why is SolarCity selling solar bonds?Let’s start with what...

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