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Tesla Starts Selling Solar Roofs

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its line-up: Solar roof tiles. As of Wednesday, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla's website. Installations will begin next month in the United States, starting with California. Installations outside the US will begin next year, the company said. [...]

By | 2017-05-12T17:12:22+00:00 May 12th, 2017|

Tesla’s Future in Trump’s World-Elon Musk is up against a starkly different agenda, but the energy transition he invigorated can’t be stopped.

What will Donald Trump actually do? It’s a question many Americans are asking themselves now that the U.S. has wrapped up one of its least policy-specific elections ever. The president-elect has offered only the loosest of legislative prescriptions, including whatever plans he may have for the energy industry. The mystery hangs over turbine manufacturers like Vestas Wind Systems, [...]

By | 2016-11-14T17:08:44+00:00 November 14th, 2016|

Elon Musk’s Clean Energy Vision Includes a Strong Role for Utilities

Elon Musk has staked a claim on a distributed energy future, but recent comments suggest he's not going to be a fundamentalist about it. The billionaire has arguably done more than any other individual to accelerate electric cars and make distributed energy desirable. His vision, detailed explicitly in his Master Plan, seemingly renders the traditional [...]

By | 2016-11-08T21:03:00+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

Tesla Wins Massive Contract to Help Power the California Grid

It's the latest response to a fossil-fuel disaster. Tesla just won a bid to supply grid-scale power in Southern California to help prevent electricity shortages following the biggest natural gas leak in U.S. history. The Powerpacks, worth tens of millions of dollars, will be operational in record time—by the end of this year. Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts (80 megawatt-hours) of [...]

By | 2016-09-19T17:30:40+00:00 September 19th, 2016|

A Marriage Of Elon Musk Companies: Tesla Offers To Acquire SolarCity

Tesla Motors, manufacturer of electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries, plans to enter the solar space in a big way. The company has offered to acquire residential solar giant SolarCity in an all-stock deal estimated to total up to $2.8 billion. The two companies have something in common: Elon Musk. The billionaire entrepreneur serves as CEO [...]

By | 2016-06-24T19:27:05+00:00 June 24th, 2016|