By Miriam Raftery
Hear our exclusive interview with David Guefen, Solar City in San Diego: http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/p9k7v10vp9/Newsmaker-DavidGuefen-SolarCity_and_SolarFoundation.mp3
October 12, 2015 (San Diego)—Solar City, the largest solar company in the U.S., has launched some of the most ambitious and empowering programs in the solar industry. The company can even act as your utility company, enabling you to get a solar system for no money down and start saving on your utility bill from day one. Average savings per home run 20 to 60 percent on utility bills, says David Guefen with Solar City San Diego.
The company is also giving back through programs that provide free solar to schools in impoverished countries, giving free solar power to families in military housing, and offering a rewards program for referrals. (If you buy a system from Solar City and mention East County Magazine, our nonprofit will receive a reward. Just click the ad in this story.)
But the window to go solar with maximum incentives ends December 31st, when a 30% federal tax credit is set to expire or be slashed.