SolarCity Launches First-of-its-Kind Solar Service in Nevada

Makes it Possible for Las Vegas Area Homeowners to Install Solar Panels for Free and Pay as Little as $30 Per Month for Solar Electricity

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2014 -- SolarCity(r) (Nasdaq:SCTY) is

launching its solar service in Nevada for the first time. The nation's
largest solar power provider will make it possible for many Las Vegas area
homeowners to install solar panels for free and pay less for solar
electricity than they pay for electricity from the local utility. SolarCity
can allow Nevada homeowners to go solar for as little as $30 per month, with
design, installation, financing, insurance, monitoring and a performance
guarantee included.

SolarCity will begin taking the first orders from Nevada homeowners today.
The company will participate in NV Energy's SolarGenerations Program, which
is currently expected to reopen in August. SolarCity expects to begin
installing at the end of October and will accommodate customers on a
first-come, first-served basis. The company will initially serve customers
of NV Energy in the greater Las Vegas Area, including the cities of Las
Vegas, North Las Vegas, Spring Valley, Winchester, Paradise, Henderson and
Boulder City.

Area homeowners interested in SolarCity's services can contact the company
directly at 1-888-SOL-CITY (1-888-765-2489) for a free, no-obligation solar
consultation or visit SolarCity online at www.solarcity.com/nevada.

SolarCity has already hired more than 400 people in Nevada, and plans to
hire 400 more in the next year. Candidates interested in employment
opportunities in Nevada can review available positions and contact SolarCity
directly via its online jobs form at www.solarcity.com/careers.

Nevada has the potential to be one of the largest solar markets in America.
The state receives among the greatest amount of direct sunlight of any state
in the U.S., and Las Vegas is tied for third among the sunniest cities in
the nation, according to the National Climatic Data Center.

About SolarCity

SolarCity(r) (Nasdaq:SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted
the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly
to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they
spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy
costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy
by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and
maintenance.

SolarCity currently serves 15 states and signs a new customer every three
minutes. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the
company on Facebook & Twitter.

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