SolarCity graphicIn an effort to make solar energy more affordable for the whole country, Google has teamed up with a company called SolarCity that helps to finance solar installations across the country. Google announced that they’ve invested $280 million dollars into the company to further the SolarCity’s goal. This contribution also brings up Google’s investment in the clean energy sector to more than $680 million.


In case you didn’t know, SolarCity helps home owners plan and finance a solar system that will help them power their homes directly with solar energy. With SolarCity’s innovative financing model, users are touted to spend less money on clean energy as opposed to more money on dirty energy, which is a win-win situation for everyone. Check out the video after the break:

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