Vertical Integration Continues: SolarCity Buys Silevo for $200 Million, Plans GW Factory

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feature-0-1403025125379.jpg In an effort to further streamline its solar business and lower the overall cost of solar energy, SolarCity announced today that it would acquire high-efficiency cell manufacturer Silevo for $200 million. In an effort to scale up the technology, SolarCity plans to construct a 1-GW manufacturing facility located in Buffalo, New York within the next two years.

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  • solar_davesolar_dave Solar Expert Posts: 2,368 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Vertical Integration Continues: SolarCity Buys Silevo for $200 Million, Plans GW Fac

    Smart move on Elon's part, they have a built in pipeline to the roof.
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