Kachan in Siliconvalley.com

"Ninety-two million is still a lot of money," said Dallas Kachan, managing partner of cleantech consulting firm Kachan & Co. "Maybe the [SolarCity] IPO is a faster route to capital than trying to raise another private round. And they could be artificially lowering the price in an effort to best position the stock to rise."

SolarCity's IPO is a go; prices at $8 a share, Dec 12, 2012