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Category: SolarCity

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Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla is emphasising profitability from its solar business, which has undergone significant transformation since the company bought SolarCity.

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10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch

10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch

Tesla puts net orders for Model 3 at 455,000+, as Musk and other employees become first to have solar roof installed at homes.

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Google creates “Dandelion” to promote geothermal energy

Google creates “Dandelion” to promote geothermal energy

Google’s new company Dandelion will attempt to do for residential heating and cooling what SolarCity has done for rooftop solar.

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Tesla's 'solar roof' open for orders - and down payments - in Australia

Tesla’s ‘solar roof’ open for orders – and down payments – in Australia

Tesla opens orders for its much-hyped solar roof, with installations of two varieties of its PV tiles to begin installations in the US mid-year and in Australia in 2018.

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S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

S3X sells – but is it causing trouble for Tesla?

Tesla shares fall after a bigger than expected Q1 loss. But revenue was up, and Elon Musk has his mind on other things…

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Tesla adds energy monitoring to mobile app ahead of Powerwall 2 delivery

Tesla adds energy monitoring to mobile app ahead of Powerwall 2 delivery

Tesla mobile app update allows Powerwall owners to monitor and manage their solar and battery storage “power flow”.

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Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

US EV and battery maker says mass-market Model 3 electric sedan on schedule to begin production in July.

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Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity "a bonus"

Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity “a bonus”

Elon Musk says Tesla’s solar tiles could cost less than – and last twice as long as – a regular “dumb roof.”

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Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla and SolarCity shareholders have approved the merger between the two companies.

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Elon Musk's first victim was the petrol car; now it's old style utilities

Elon Musk’s first victim was the petrol car; now it’s old style utilities

Tesla throws down gauntlet to incumbent utilities by bringing down battery storage costs by nearly half, and taking built-in solar PV to the mainstream. Elon Musk talks of solar, storage and EVs being “beautiful, affordable, integrated” – three things that current utilities are not.

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Tesla and Solar City roll out solar shingles and bigger Powerwall

Tesla and Solar City roll out solar shingles and bigger Powerwall

Elon Musk unveils new solar roof with an updated Powerwall with twice the capacity. He says we are on the way to 100 per cent renewable energy.