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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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Vivint Vice President of Operations Steve Dixon and Central Station Manager Amy Becht offer best practice tips on operating an effective central station. Ashley Willis · July 16, 2012

Vivint was the big winner at the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) 2012 Central Station Excellence Awards, taking home two awards, including Central Station of the Year. June 26, 2012

CPI Security Systems has sent notices to more than 80,000 customers in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, warning that deceptive sales reps from another security provider may try to sell them an upgraded alarm system. Ashley Willis · June 19, 2012

Vivint Solar will now offer its leased solar power systems in Hawaii, the company announced this week. May 29, 2012

Vivint has closed a new $762 million senior bank debt financing, the company announced. The new financing, which involves 20 banks, represents a $72 million more than the company's previous financing. March 06, 2012

Mission 500 will host a special ceremony during ISC West to bestow its annual awards, which honor security firms and professionals for their charitable efforts in helping communities in crisis. This year's recipients include Vivint and Monitronics Central Station Monitoring Director Mary Jensby. March 01, 2012

Vivint's home automation customers will now be offered remote access capabilities following the company's partnership with electronic lock provider Kwikset. February 22, 2012

In a recent "Security Speaking" podcast, Vivint CEO Todd Pedersen revealed how his company grew 825% in five years. Here you can full the full transcript of his conversation. By Scott Goldfine · January 31, 2012

Welcome back to SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's "Security Speaking" podcast! Listen to Vivint CEO and Co-Founder Todd Pedersen talk door-to-door sales, handling competition and other issues affecting the industry. January 29, 2012

Vivint, a national provider of residential security, energy management and automation solutions, launched a vehicle fleet for its new solar company in October 2011. January 08, 2012


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