News hit the wire today that Solar City, San, Mateo, Calif., would be working with Best Buy to sell its photovoltaic (PV) systems to homeowners. According to this Los Angeles Times article and several other news reports, Solar City will have its salespeople in approximately 35 Best Buy stores in California, as well as 15 Best Buy stores in Arizona, Oregon, New York and Hawaii. The reports said the Solar City also has its reps in Home Depot stores.
Best Buy said on www.bestbuysolarcity.com, "Best Buy partnered with SolarCity to make it more affordable than ever to go solar. Installation is free and you simply pay for your solar power by the month—just like your utility bill—only lower. High utility bills? Switch to clean, more affordable energy.
“And we make it simple. It starts with a free consultation and thorough evaluation of your home's energy needs. SolarCity takes care of your project every step of the way handling rebate administration, permitting, installation and inspection. Request a free consultation today to see how much you could save!”