Opening Brings New Jobs to the Region; Delaware and Eastern Shore Homeowners and Businesses Can Install Solar for Free and Pay Less for Electricity
SEAFORD, Del., Feb. 4, 2014 --
make it possible for many area homeowners and businesses to install solar
panels for free and pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility
power. SolarCity opened a new, 9,600 square-foot operations center in
Seaford, Del., this week.
SolarCity previously offered limited service in the area from operations
centers in Maryland and New Jersey. The new location will allow SolarCity to
better service Delaware along with the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland.
"SolarCity provides Delaware homeowners and businesses the option to reduce
their utility bills, lock in their solar energy costs and do something
positive for the environment at the same time," said Leon Keshishian,
SolarCity's regional vice president on the east coast. "We can give many
Delaware customers the opportunity to save money from day one by using
cheaper, cleaner solar electricity."
SolarCity is expanding to Delaware in large part due to the efforts of the
state, including its strong support of fair net metering policies and a
cost-effective renewable portfolio standard. SolarCity makes it possible for
many homeowners to install solar for free, and pay less for solar
electricity than they pay for utility power. SolarCity's approach has made
it America's leading solar provider--the company is currently providing
approximately one in every three U.S. residential solar electricity systems,
according to GTM Research's US PV Leaderboard, released earlier this month.
The new operations center in Delaware brings new jobs to the
region--SolarCity expects to fill an additional 12 open positions at the
location in the next few months. Candidates interested in available
employment positions in Delaware can contact SolarCity via its online jobs
form at www.solarcity.com/jobs.
Homeowners and businesses interested in any of SolarCity's services can
contact the company directly at 1-888-SOL-CITY (1-888-765-2489) or visit
SolarCity online at www.solarcity.com/request.
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 offers solar power,
energy efficiency and electric vehicle services, and makes clean energy easy
by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and
SolarCity currently serves 14 states and signs a new customer every five
minutes. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the
company on Facebook & Twitter.