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Why a Tesla-SolarCity hookup doesn’t excite all investors

That also means a chance to upsell Tesla buyers to SolarCity rooftop solar systems for recharging Tesla cars, as well as storing or time-shifting solar energy in Tesla Powerwall battery packs.As for Tesla, 10 times the size of SolarCity, it lost 10% of its stock value after the announcement.

Elon Musk has something else he wants everyone to buy: solar roofs

Elon Musk has something else he wants everyone to buy: solar roofs Elon Musk’s efforts to reinvent solar power haven’t drawn as much acclaim as the tech mogul’s work on electric vehicles or Mars exploration.Instead of placing individual panels on a pre-installed conventional roof, customers will be able to choose from different kinds of solar tiles designed to look like conventional roofing tiles.

Tesla's solar grid now powers an entire island in the South Pacific

Tesla's solar grid now powers an entire island in the South Pacific The island of Ta’u is the easternmost volcanic island of the Samoan islands, and it’s historically relied on diesel generators for power, despite the constant need to import fuel.4MW microgrid will provide power to virtually the entire island, backed up by 6MWh of battery storage.