This past year, Dickson inspired his coworkers to get involved with another project he is passionate about, Engage Now Africa. ENA is committed to rescue, heal and empower children in Africa. Last year, Dickson led Vivint employees in raising $150,000, more than double their original goal for ENA of $60,000. The money is being used to rescue and rehabilitate child trafficking victims from Ghana.
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It was early in 2018 that President Trump slapped tariffs on solar panel imports, raising the cost of almost every solar installation countrywide. Rising interest rates have also been a big headwind that asset owners like Vivint Solar have to deal with. Despite these headwinds, Vivint Solar's stock is up 73% on the year, and doesn't show any signs of slowing down.
As new sources of energy, new technologies and new regulations enter the fray, it’s setting the groundwork to transform Utahns’ relationship to energy. Over the next decade, as Utahns are able — and incentivized — to take greater control over their energy consumption and production, their approach to managing energy will evolve from its current rudimentary state into a full-fledged lifestyle.
American residential solar provider Vivint Solar has had an impressive start to the month of November with three big announcements which solidify the company’s standing as the country’s solar leaders, as it surpassed the 1 gigawatt (GW) milestone for rooftop solar installations amidst a strong third quarter and expanding its California offerings.
Vivint Solar today announced the results of its 2018 Environmental Consumer Report, based on a nationwide survey that polled more than 3,000 Americans to explore the perceived divide between environmentally conscious – or “green” – consumers and conventional consumers in America. The goal of the survey was to gain insights into how the choices, habits and preferences of consumers who view themselves as green differ from those who identify as more conventional. “It’s clear from the results of our report that green consumers come from all walks of life and that conventional consumers actually have more in common with this group than they think,” said David Bywater, Vivint Solar CEO. “There are plenty of preconceived notions about eco-friendly individuals, from their lifestyles to their political persuasions, but our study found that green habits, beliefs and behaviors appeal to everyone.”
Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced it will be featured on the 40th season of the iconic home renovation show “This Old House” on PBS. Vivint Solar designed and installed a custom solar energy system as part of a renovation project to transform a 1920s shingled cottage located in Rhode Island into a net-zero home. Vivint Solar Chief Technology and Information Officer Mark Trout will appear on the show, alongside other Vivint Solar team members, to help viewers understand the benefits of a solar-powered home.