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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

To Infinity and Beyond: Tesla’s Glass Solar Tiles Are Guaranteed Forever

12 May , 2017  

Tesla glass solar tiles

Elon Musk: Tesla’s Solar Roofs Will Be Cheaper Than Regular Roofs & Have “Infinity Warranty” Futurism, May 11, 2017 Last night, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin today (May 10th, 2017) for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In another tweet, he promised that ordering would be available in most countries throughout the world. […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Tesla Proves Solar Roof Tiles Can Be Good-Looking

3 Nov , 2016  

Why Tesla’s new solar roof tiles and home battery are such a big deal TechCrunch, October 31, 2016 On October 28, Tesla unveiled its new solar roof tiles. Few of us in attendance, if any, realized the solar roofing tiles were actual functional solar panels until Elon Musk said so. Sure, it’s a neat trick, but […]

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Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

A Tesla Master Plan Part Deux Breakdown

22 Jul , 2016  

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits All right, folks: Elon Musk of Tesla Motors has let us in on the big ideas once again. Most blog posts don’t tend to cause this much stir, but seeing how 10 years later his first one turned out to be true nearly line for line, it might be worth […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

‘Tesla Solar’ Has the Power to Educate and Transform Rooftop Solar

29 Jun , 2016  

‘Tesla Solar’ Wants to Be the Apple Store for Electricity Bloomberg Technology, June 29, 2016 Tesla Motors Inc.’s bid to buy the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer has little to do with selling cars. Rather, it’s about solving two of the biggest problems standing in the way of the next solar boom. And perhaps a good deal more. [bctt […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Emerging Technology, Energy Storage

Arpa-E Builds the Next Generation of Battery Storage

10 Mar , 2016  

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US agency reaches ‘holy grail’ of battery storage sought by Elon Musk and Gates The Guardian, March 3, 2016. Image credit: A US government agency says it has attained the “holy grail” of energy – the next-generation system of battery storage, that has has been hotly pursued by the likes of Bill Gates and Elon […]

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Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Tesla Responds to Battery Storage Demand, Leaving Utilities in the Dust

10 Dec , 2014  

Tesla’s founder, Elon Musk, sees the $5 billion facility as a key step toward making electric cars more affordable, while ending reliance on oil and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. At first blush, the push toward more electric cars looks to be positive for utilities struggling with stagnant sales from energy conservation and slow economic growth.

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