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Vivint Sells Off Solar Biz to SunEdison for $2.2B

Having already sold its door-to-door security and home automation business for $1.8 billion, Vivint is selling its solar installation business to renewable energy company SunEdison for $2.2 billion.


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Security firms offer tips for getting a community service program started and explain why it is important for businesses as well as the security industry. Spoiler alert, it does not have to cost that much but a company should carefully vet which organizations with which it aligns. Scott Goldfine · July 22, 2015

Having already sold its door-to-door security and home automation business for $1.8 billion, Vivint is selling its solar installation business to renewable energy company SunEdison for $2.2 billion. Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2015

The Cheyenne City Council and Cheyenne Police Department have opted not to renew Vivint’s solicitor license after residents complained of the security firm’s aggressive sales tactics. SSI Staff · July 01, 2015

Residents in Douglas County, Colo., claim that Vivint sales representatives have ignored ‘no soliciting’ signs and have lingered on private property when selling security systems door-to-door. SSI Staff · June 17, 2015

Vero Beach police are warning residents to beware of a woman claiming to be a Vivint employee, who is telling homeowners that she is performing security alarm surveys on behalf of the police department. SSI Staff · June 03, 2015

The Vivint Doorbell Camera, a Wi-Fi enabled smart home product, uses video analytics technology to alert homeowners to approaching visitors with customized notifications to a mobile device. SSI Staff · May 20, 2015

Vivint is one of 500 companies listed on Forbes’ list of top employers in America. The firm was also the top-ranked security and home automation company on the list. SSI Staff · April 07, 2015

The news agency reports Blackstone could fetch $1.5 billion for AlliedBarton, which it acquired in 2008 for approximately $750 million. SSI Staff · March 09, 2015

Vivint supports Blackstone’s Veterans Initiative to hire 50,000 American veterans across its portfolio of companies over the next five years. SSI Staff · February 11, 2015

Vivint CEO Todd Pedersen will appear on the season finale of CBS’ popular show “Undercover Boss” on February 20 to examine the inner workings of his company. SSI Staff · February 09, 2015




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