SolarCity, the nation’s largest residential solar power provider, is now offering its services at approximately 60 Best Buy stores in Arizona, California, Hawaii, New York and Oregon. Keep in mind that just last year, solar power became the second-largest source of new electricity generating capacity in the U.S., behind only natural gas.
From re/code to the Los Angeles Times – this new partnership’s grabbing headlines – with SolarCity executive Jonathan Bass observing that partnerships like this one with Best Buy allow the provider to address the outdated perception that installing solar panels is complicated and costly.
To celebrate its arrival, SolarCity is offering customers a $100 Best Buy gift card, valid for any other purchase in the store, if they sign up for solar service through Best Buy before – when else? –Earth Day (April 22, 2014).