SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) has emerged as a dominant force in residential solar and gives investors great exposure to the downstream solar market. After announcing guidance of up to 90% next year and projecting higher retained value per watt, the company is set up for increased long-term profitability in the future. Erin Miller sat down with solar analyst Travis Hoium to see why this is such an attractive solar stock right now. 

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