GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas.
The organization recently finished a project at the Standing Rock Reservation for the Sioux Nation tribe.
GivePower was started by for SolarCity executive Hayes Barnard, who is also CEO of Loanpal, a company that facilitates financing for residential solar projects.
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Solar is harder than most people think, even though it’s grown in popularity over the past 10 years.
Hayes Barnard wants to make solar easier. Barnard was SolarCity’s Chief Revenue Officer, a job he took on when the solar-installer acquired his company, Paramount Solar, in 2013. A few months after the deal, Barnard created a solar nonprofit affiliated with SolarCity. When Tesla and Solar City merged in 2016, Barnard spun off the nonprofit prior to the tie-up and continues to run the organization.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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