Ebay has gone solar. They covered their San Jose campus with 60,000 square feet of solar panels, making it the largest commercial solar power installation in the city. They’re estimating that they will save $100,000 in electricity costs within the first year. What I find really interesting however, is that the installation company, Solar City, is giving eBay employees to switch to solar power personally, with the use of Solar City’s financing plan, so no upfront costs. And that’s really the problem isn’t it – the upfront cost. How many people would be using solar today if they didn’t have to come up with several thousand dollars to get started?
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SolarCity Helps eBay Campus, Employees Switch to Clean Power With Largest Commercial Solar Installation in San Jose