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.
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 …
Whether EVs will be charged from rooftop panels – as Tesla etc would like it – or from a network of charging stations – as utilities would like it – it is only a matter of time.
SolarCity’s results call revealed plans to manufacture building integrated solar roofing, target Australia as key solar + storage market.
Despite giving tours to press and customers in the past few weeks, many details about developments at Tesla Motors and Panasonic’s “gigafactory” near Reno are still murky, and little light was shed by Elon Musk in Tesla’s Q2 results.
There are synergies between EVs and solar, so the basic concept of merging Tesla and SolarCity seems sound. The biggest risk is that somebody else might execute it better.
SolarCity agrees to Tesla offer of $2.6bn, but opinions are divided over Musk’s plan to create a “sustainable energy and transport” powerhouse.
Elon Musk reveals part 2 of Tesla master plan, including ambition to dominate car sharing space with a fleet of customer-owned, autonomous-driving Tesla EVs.
A few weeks ago, Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk boldly predicted that his electric car and storage company would be the world’s first trillion dollar company. He’s still a long way short of that dream, but will the first death from a driver using Autopilot make that goal impossible to achieve?
Tesla unveils its new Australian flagship store in Martin Place, Sydney, displaying electric vehicles and home battery storage. But no solar. Yet.