solar rooftop, Hawaii students doing installationA solar leasing company has inked a deal to put solar panels on the housing in 124 military bases in 33 states.

SolarCity has had a big year, first with news that Google is creating a $280 million fund to finance its residential solar projects, and now with the announcement that it will double the amount of residential solar photovoltaic installations in the U.S.

As part of Project SolarStrong, SolarCity will team up with the big military housing companies that manage homes on military bases to build what may be the largest residential solar project ever.

The solar company estimates it will create 6,000 jobs.

(READ the story in Fast Company)

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