SolarCity Reviews

Updated 10 Oct 2020

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3.3
57%
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SolarCity CEO & Co-Founder Lyndon Rive
Lyndon Rive
1,609 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company other than they laid off all san Diego county(in 101 reviews)

  • "Great place great people and atmosphere(in 96 reviews)

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  1. "Renewable energy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Surat
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SolarCity part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I like environmental, so my best time spend in this area.

    Cons

    I do my internship in solar company.

  2. "Solar PV panel Installation and maintenance."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Experience in solar PV panel. Project budgeting and estimation.

    Cons

    Low Salary. Low attention for employers.


  3. "Bad company"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Solar Consultant in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at SolarCity full-time

    Pros

    RIP off work no pay

    Cons

    Don't pay when they say

  4. "It was a good run while it lasted"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time

    Pros

    Provided opportunities for upward mobility. Leadership development. Healthcare benefits.

    Cons

    Lead generation was inconsistent. Leadership support was undesirable.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good but not so good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inspector General 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time

    Pros

    Great company other than they laid off all san Diego county

    Cons

    Laid off all San Diego county

  6. "Good pay, bad ethics"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Generator in Tucson, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, fair scheduling

    Cons

    Blind management focused purely on numbers. Misleading customers into a sub quality product. This company sells long term loans and does it in a sneaky way.

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  7. "It's okay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Sales Representative in Visalia, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people, decent pay and good incentives

    Cons

    Management pressures you to do things even they can't

  8. "Probably not the future of solar"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Anaheim, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Independence is great and there can be some nice perks.

    Cons

    The company culture was a bit shady in the sales department.

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  9. "Great Culture And a Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Energy Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing leadership and great coworkers made it a great experience working for SolarCity

    Cons

    Hours and sometimes micro management

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  10. "Could a would a"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Energy Consultant in Danbury, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Green Energy company that could be

    Cons

    Not a realistic business model

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