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Social Capital-Backed Startup Scales Residential Solar
Palmetto CEO & Founder Chris Kemper joins Bloomberg Technology to discuss the global climate challenge, Palmetto's proprietary clean energy technology platform, and his mission to scale residential solar.
May 11, 2022
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Clean Energy is for Everyone Presented in Partnership with Palmetto
Palmetto Partners with climate advocacy group Protect Our Winters to discuss the most common barriers of solar adoption and offer an exclusive deal to its members.
May 10, 2022
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LeBron James, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Drake Join Investors Backing Clean Energy Platform Palmetto (EXCLUSIVE)
A consortium of high-profile figures from entertainment and media have invested in the clean energy startup Palmetto.
April 19, 2022
Solar Builder Magazine
Smart Home Energy Company Emporia Teams With Palmetto
Emporia Energy, announced a new partnership with Palmetto to provide a special offer to customers on new solar energy systems. Home owners can now combine Palmetto’s solar systems with Emporia’s energy management technology.
March 10, 2022
Chris Kemper, Founder & CEO of Palmetto on Making Your Business Sustainable and Profitable
Palmetto Founder & CEO, Chris Kemper, recently joined The CEO Sessions Podcast to discuss starting his first business at 8 years old, risk-taking as an entrepreneur, why he journals once per day, and more. Listen here.
March 3, 2022
Bloomberg Green
Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Leads $375 Million Palmetto Round
Palmetto Clean Technology, a home solar and energy company, raised about $375 million in a funding round led by Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital.
February 24, 2022
Best Company Sustainability Award, 2022
Palmetto Named a Receipient of Best Company's 2022 Sustainability Award
Best Company's Sustainability Award publicly recognizes and congratulates companies that go the extra mile to be sustainable. Making the world and environment a better place, investing in local communities, and mitigating climate change is what drives us every day.
February 24, 2022
USA Today
Top 10 renewable energy and solar companies to watch for in 2022
Palmetto is pioneering a digital-led approach to delivering low-cost solar and other clean technology products to homeowners throughout the United States.
January 14, 2022
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Palmetto Maps 107 Million Roofs In US While Opposition To Rooftop Solar Grows
The power of the sun is free and is projected to last for a least a billion years or more. All humans have to do is harvest it and put it to work running our factories, our transportation networks, and our built environment.
January 13, 2022
PV Magazine
Palmetto maps roughly 75% of U.S. rooftops
The company’s Mapdwell division has captured the photovoltaic potential of 107 million rooftops.
January 6, 2022