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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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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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Tesla's solar roof and storage 2.0 reveal: What to expect

Tesla’s solar roof and storage 2.0 reveal: What to expect

Tesla to unveil integrated solar roofing line, alongside Powerwall and Powerpack 2.0, the next step in Musk’s dream of 100% renewables. Here’s what we know about these new products …

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Tesla, SolarCity closer to creating solar, storage, EV powerhouse

Tesla, SolarCity closer to creating solar, storage, EV powerhouse

SolarCity agrees to Tesla offer of $2.6bn, but opinions are divided over Musk’s plan to create a “sustainable energy and transport” powerhouse.

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Tesla to create one-stop shop for solar, storage and electric cars

Tesla to create one-stop shop for solar, storage and electric cars

Tesla proposes merger with SolarCity, creating a one-stop shop for rooftop solar, battery storage and electric vehicles, and becoming first vertically integrated company offering complete suite of household and transport energy needs. But the deal has to get shareholder approval, and that may not be easy.

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Value of battery-backed solar in California: 25¢/kWh

Value of battery-backed solar in California: 25¢/kWh

Storage advocates use net-metering models to calculate a potential tariff for solar-plus-storage.

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72% of US 2014 residential solar is third-party owned

72% of US 2014 residential solar is third-party owned

New figures from GTM Research have revealed that, of the 1.2 gigawatts of residential solar installed in the US in 2014, 72% was third-party owned.

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Musk: ‘I’m not a fan of disruption; just a fan of things being better’

Musk: ‘I’m not a fan of disruption; just a fan of things being better’

Elon Musk wants the people to know that he’s not quite the rebel some have made him out to be.

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How Tesla battery storage compares with rivals on prices

How Tesla battery storage compares with rivals on prices

Tesla has been credited with a step change in pricing on battery storage technology. But how does it really compare with rivals?

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SolarCity’s plan for Tesla batteries: share grid revenues with homeowners

SolarCity’s plan for Tesla batteries: share grid revenues with homeowners

CTO Peter Rive on how a $5,000 battery, co-financed with solar, can break open markets and serve grid-edge needs.

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Tesla to unveil 5kW home storage, 200kW commercial storage systems

Tesla to unveil 5kW home storage, 200kW commercial storage systems

Tesla’s big battery storage announcement is likely to focus on a 5-kilowatt home unit and a 200-kilowatt commercial-scale battery.