SAN MATEO, Calif. — SolarCity has won The Home Depot’s 2015 Environmental Partner of the Year Award. Since 2013, SolarCity has partnered with Home Depot to help customers go solar and save money and energy. Under the partnership, SolarCity consultants in Home Depot stores across the nation explain how homeowners can take control of their energy costs.

“SolarCity’s partnership with Home Depot has helped consumers understand the process and full benefit of going solar, and provided an outstanding business opportunity,” said SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive. “We are honored to receive this award and look forward to raising even greater awareness of the environmental and economic value of home solar power.”

“The Home Depot is actively involved in pursing environmental excellence through our stores and our vendors,” said Ron Jarvis, Vice President Environmental, The Home Depot. “SolarCity partnered with Home Depot early on to ensure we are a leader in the residential solar marketplace.”

The honor was one of the Home Depot’s top three annual Innovations Awards, which recognizes the most revolutionary new products and services that provide true benefits to consumers and the companies that exceeded expectations in sales, service and program execution.

SolarCity allows homeowners to go solar with no upfront cost and pay less for electricity than they pay for utility power, with installation, production guarantee, monitoring and repair service included at no additional cost. For more information about SolarCity Services go to

About SolarCity
SolarCity® (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.

Derick Lila
Derick is a Clark University graduate—and Fulbright alumni with a Master's Degree in Environmental Science, and Policy. He has over a decade of solar industry research, marketing, and content strategy experience.

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