Whole Foods has been witnessing tremendous pressure from rival super market chains offering specialty and organic foods at lower prices. Solar providers supply power at reduced prices compared to commercial power tariff. To cope up with the market competition, Whole Foods has reached agreement with SolarCity and NRG for installation of solar systems in its several outlets.
SolarCity has left modest growth plan in the US market due to withdrawal of subsidy from renewable energy sector. Investment of $10 million by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has surprised many. This acquisition is believed to bring back confidence among the investors of SolarCity as a long term investment.
SolarCity Corp. has been displaying a tremendous growth during the last couple of years. The largest solar plant provider in the US has disclosed fourth quarter earnings during late hours on Tuesday. The earning scenario has disheartened the investors and its share prices have been decreased by 33.59% in the after hour trading on Tuesday.
U.S. power company NRG Energy Inc aims to grab a bigger piece of the residential solar industry by expanding its business in California, the nation's biggest solar market, and offering a new financing option to its customers.
SolarCity Corp struck a marketing partnership deal with Crius Energy Trust.