SolarCity Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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3.3
56%
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81%
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SolarCity CEO & Co-Founder Lyndon Rive
Lyndon Rive
1,611 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. "Good pay, bad ethics"

    2.0
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    • 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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  2. "It was a good run while it lasted"

    4.0
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    • 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.


  3. "Probably not the future of solar"

    3.0
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    • 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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  4. "Good but not so good company"

    5.0
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    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

  5. "It's okay"

    4.0
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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

  6. "Could a would a"

    2.0
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    • 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

  7. "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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  8. "Renewable energy"

    5.0
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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.

  9. "Really believed in the mission and leadership"

    4.0
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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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  10. "Misleading"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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