ELMSFORD, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SolarCity®, a national leader in clean energy services, announced a major expansion in New York state with new locations in Westchester County and Long Island. SolarCity’s three New York locations (the company also recently expanded into a new operations center in Albany) make SolarCity’s unique set of affordable clean energy services widely available in the state.
New York’s Secretary for Energy and Environment, Robert M. Hallman said: “Under Governor Cuomo’s NY-Sun program, we are dramatically increasing solar energy installations all across New York. Today’s announcement by SolarCity shows that NY-Sun is not only good energy and environmental policy, it is also good for business and the economy of the State. We are proud to welcome SolarCity to Westchester and Long Island.”
SolarCity can make it possible for many homeowners and businesses to install solar panels for free and pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility power. Customers can still purchase systems outright through SolarCity, but by removing the huge upfront costs of purchasing solar panels, SolarCity has made clean energy accessible to a much wider range of homeowners. SolarCity’s 32,500-sq. foot operations center in Elmsford, NY will serve as a training center for the entire East Coast, and will allow SolarCity to make its full set of services available in the surrounding areas. The company hopes to introduce the first solar lease option on Long Island later this year, pending approval by the Long Island Power Authority. Continue reading