Vivint Solar expands Southern California presence into Orange County
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar integrator, today announced its growing presence in Southern California with an expansion into Orange County. The company plans to hire up to 60 employees at a new Santa Ana-based regional office and provide its affordable, fixed price solar solutions to homeowners throughout the south coast.
"We're excited to bring our affordable, fixed price energy offering to Orange County homeowners who are looking to save money on their power bills by going solar," said Brendon Merkley, Chief Operating Officer of Vivint Solar. "As rooftop solar continues to grow as a mainstream energy choice, we'll continue to educate homeowners about their solar options."
Vivint Solar's new territory launch coincides with the start of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, where the company is supporting the event through a team of volunteers giving tours of the solar-powered homes designed and built by 20 collegiate teams. The homes will be on public display through October 13th.
Founded in 2011, Vivint Solar is the second largest U.S. residential solar installer, according to the U.S. PV Leaderboard published by GTM Research. Through a power purchase agreement (PPA), a homeowner can buy the power generated by a solar photovoltaic system at a lower rate than they could get from a local utility provider. Vivint Solar designs, installs, monitors and services the system with no additional out-of-pocket costs to the homeowner.
About Vivint Solar
Vivint Solar is a leading provider of simple, affordable solar solutions. As an early adopter of the power purchase agreement (PPA) model, Vivint Solar designs, installs, and maintains cost-effective solar energy systems. The company provides award-winning service and support while saving customers money and protecting the environment. For more information, visit www.vivintsolar.com or follow @VivintSolar.
Vivint is a leading provider of home technology services in North America. Vivint's technology-based platform integrates a wide range of wireless features and components that deliver simple, affordable home security, energy management, home automation, and solar solutions. In 2011, Vivint's Home Automation package and Advanced Security package received a Consumers Digest "Best Buy" rating. Dedicated to protecting families, increasing energy efficiency, and simplifying lives, Vivint has more than 13 years of experience and supports over 700,000 customers throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vivint.com.
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