Residential solar installer SolarCity acquires the residential business of GroSolar, in a move to offer its photovoltaic panel leasing in the Northeast.
Acquisition will increase GroSolar's presence in California, bolstering its efforts to be a national player in residential solar installations.
Google will invest $280 million to create a fund to finance the installation of residential solar panels with lease model that cuts the upfront costs.
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With new city solar incentives, households in San Francisco can get solar power for less than the cost of electricity from the grid, leasing panels from installation start-up SolarCity.
The key to speeding solar power adoption is financing. Start-up offers solar panel leasing program in three states for a relatively small up-front fee.