Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity — solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla’s first Powerwall product. (You can watch the full video […]
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On October 28, Elon Musk showed off the four styles of glass solar roof tiles developed by Tesla and 3M. The tiles are stylish and elegant. They are also affordable, says, Musk.
Elon Musk promises a new type of solar energy product – the integrated roof that combines weather protection with the ability to make electricity. Others have tried this concept, with mixed results.
Solar power advocates scored two small but important victories last week in rulings by regulators in Arizona and New Mexico.
During the Q2 earnings call for SolarCity, Elon Musk and Peter Rive signaled a truce in the war between solar power and utilities. The answer is batteries that can match demand with supply.
Elon Musk says SolarCity will soon unveil an all new product — a solar roof. Not a rooftop solar system that goes over an existing roof but an entire roof that provides solar power.
Elon Musk envisions a new kind of rooftop solar system that integrates solar panels and battery storage to create individual mini-grids. Look out, utility companies. Elon is coming for you!
The state of New York is pumping $750,000,000 into the construction of the SolarCity Gigafactory in Buffalo. The factory will create much needed jobs in the area and produce 10,000 solar panels a day.
When you ask who the top solar power companies are, you will probably want to distinguish between residential installers and solar panel manufacturers. Solar power generally is thought of as home solar power, though utilities and businesses also are investing in it. This article looks at the top residential solar contractors / residential solar installers as […]
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk to discuss the implications of the Tesla Powerwall — the company’s battery energy storage technology — for India. It was a simple official visit, and as per media reports, there was no talk of Tesla setting up manufacturing facilities in India. The company, however, stated earlier that […]