The Seattle Times

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Solar-power craze on Wall Street propels Elon Musk startup

SolarCity employees install photovoltaic panels on the roof of a house in California. The company – the nation’s largest provider of rooftop-solar systems, whose chairman is Tesla car billionaire Musk – has captured investors' imaginations and become a potent symbol of a stock-market ascent that makes the vertigo-inducing heights of Twitter seem tame.