SolarCity Capacity Exceeds 5 Gigawatt/Hours Per Day
San Mateo-based SolarCity has hit two major milestones in less than a month, exceeding four gigawatts/hours of daily generation three weeks ago and surpassing 5 GWh March 31.
The company’s daily output reached one GWh in 2013, then pushed through the two- and three-GWh thresholds in 2014.
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“With more than 168,000 customers now, SolarCity is aiming for the ambitious target of one million consumers by July 2018,” CleanTechnica reports. “This is going to be critical as the company advances its daily consumer electricity generation.”
SolarCity is looking to scale efficiencies to help expand its customer base, Johnston writes, supported by plummeting solar costs and concerns about climate change.