Peter Rive is SolarCity’s co-founder and CTO, and oversees the company’s technology development. Peter has helped grow SolarCity into the largest full-service solar provider in the nation— the company is currently providing one in every four new solar systems in the U.S. Peter’s passion for solar is centered around a concern for climate change and the belief that solar represents the most practical path to sustainable energy production. He continues to push the boundaries of solar operations and technology with the goal of achieving breakthroughs in cost reductions and 24-hour energy delivery. Peter has held several senior technology positions throughout his career focused on streamlining operational activities through the use of advanced software. Before he co-founded SolarCity, Peter held the position of chief technology officer at Everdream, where he designed a software platform to centralize computer management. Everdream was acquired by Dell in 2007.