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Win A 2015 Tesla Model S 70D From Messner Foundation

The Messner Foundation is hosting a LIVE RAFFLE to win a 2015 Tesla 70 kWh Dual Motor Model S (aka Model S 70D) valued at $85,500. With proceeds from the raffle ticket sales going to the Messner Foundation, many at-risk, underprivileged high school kids will really appreciate your support. And with a prize like this awesome beauty, […]

April 22nd

Cleantech Talk #2: Tesla Home Battery, Big Companies Like Apple, Google, & IKEA Going Solar, & More

Also published on CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, & GAS2. Chris DeMorro and I recorded our second “Cleantech Talk” podcast earlier today. It is embedded below for your listening pleasure. I’ve begun the process of getting the podcast included on iTunes, but it’s a bit complicated, so I didn’t want to wait for that to be complete to […]

February 26th

Tesla Gigafactory Now On Schedule For 2016, Not 2017

Originally published on EV Obsession. The Tesla Gigafactory will reportedly start operations in 2016, rather than 2017 — a bit early. A Tesla official supposedly made such a statement in Japan on Friday. The Gigafactory has been ahead of schedule at least since its site in Nevada was determined, but whether that would eventually translate into the Gigafactory being […]

February 15th

Tesla Unveiling Home Storage Product In ~1–2 Months

We’re gonna unveil the Tesla home battery, or consumer battery, that will be for use in people’s houses or businesses, fairly soon. We have the design done, and it should start going into production probably in about six months or so. We’re trying to figure out a date to have the product unveiling — it’s probably in the next month […]

February 14th

‘Tipping Point’ For Grid Defection Might Occur In Part Due To Tesla

Startups often focus on disrupting markets by having some penetrating insights, new technology or simply a desire to improve upon an existing product or service. Morgan Stanley’s report on Solar Power and Energy Storage contains a fascinating comment about the potential ramifications of Tesla’s focus on developing large numbers of electric batteries. “Energy storage, when combined with solar power, […]

August 12th

Elon Musk In Time 100 List

Recently, Time Magazine recognized Elon Musk as one of the 100 most influential people in the world — an honor that is deserving of Mr. Musk for all that he has done to help solve environmental, social, and economic challenges. Elon Musk is an engineer and entrepreneur who holds a physics degree from the University of […]

April 22nd

Elon Musk Talking Solar, SolarCity, Electric Vehicles, Tesla Model S, Space X, Reusable Rockets… (TED Video)

Here’s Elon Musk at a February 2013 TED Talk discussing electric vehicles, the groundbreaking Tesla Model S, electric vehicle charging stations, solar power, SolarCity, SpaceX, reusable rockets, “the physics approach,” and negative feedback: I’m actually not adding commentary because I think it’s a great talk that really just deserves a watch. h/t TreeHugger Reposted from […]

March 26th