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SolarCity Reviews

Updated 11 Mar 2020

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3.2
53%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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SolarCity CEO & Co-Founder Lyndon Rive
Lyndon Rive
1,610 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay; Great People; Amazing Mission - this is a really great company to work for if you love Elon this is the place for you(in 100 reviews)

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

Cons
  • "No work/life balance, poor training(in 103 reviews)

  • "Sometimes you work late or long hours to accommodate customer schedules(in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Renewable energy"

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    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.

    SolarCity2019-12-24
  2. "Solar PV panel Installation and maintenance."

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    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.

    SolarCity2019-03-06
  3. "It's okay"

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    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

    SolarCity2020-03-11
  4. "Could a would a"

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    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

    SolarCity2020-03-03
  5. "Great Culture And a Great Company"

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    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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    SolarCity2020-02-05
  6. "Really believed in the mission and leadership"

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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone believed, strong sense of purpose. Quick moving and technology in house was top notch.

    Cons

    Once leadership changed at the sales level, focus shifted, priorities shifted. Its an issue of scale that all large companies must deal with.

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    SolarCity2019-11-23
  7. "Misleading"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Its casual. You interact with lots of different people

    Cons

    Your only real advancement is door-to-door sales

    SolarCity2019-09-16
  8. Helpful (1)

    "We all should have seen this coming."

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    Former Employee - Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Mission Driven Company, working on clean energy

    Cons

    Naive leadership susceptible to con-artists and blindspots common when boards and executive teams are homogenous.

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    SolarCity2019-08-23
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Document Generation Specialist in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and people and flexibility

    Cons

    Low pay and poor middle management

    SolarCity2019-08-05
  10. "Complicated"

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    Former Employee - Field Energy Consultant in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The idea of working here was supposed to be a career.

    Cons

    The compensation was not enough, there was a miscommunication between workers, the job was very stressful.

    SolarCity2019-09-07
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