SolarCity, a provider of solar financing, design, installation, monitoring and related services, has hired John Stanton as vice president of government affairs. He will oversee SolarCity's work with federal and state government organizations on a wide range of renewable energy policy issues.
Stanton joins SolarCity from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), where as executive vice president and general counsel, he oversaw legal and government affairs. Prior to his work at SEIA, Stanton acted as vice president for energy, climate and
transportation programs at the National Environmental Trust.