In December, Elon Musk tweeted that he was so annoyed with California traffic that he was “going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.” Then he did. That’s why it’s worth believing his latest outlandish proposal: That if he can’t fix South Australia’s power problems in just 100 days, he’ll foot the…
Two aides close to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and six others involved in the state’s plan to bring Tesla’s solar panel manufacturing to Buffalo, New York have been charged with corruption, halting payment to the factory’s construction contractors for months.
The Tesla and SolarCity marriage is real, as Elon Musk just revealed a new lineup of solar-electric roof tiles alongside an updated Tesla Powerwall energy storage pack, turning what was just your electric car into an entire electric lifestyle.
Yesterday, Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded during a test fire. But that wasn’t all—by the time the day was over, Musk had also lost nearly $780 million and Mark Zuckerberg’s love.
Tesla’s Elon Musk has now promised to get his business in on hot market of integrated roof-mounted solar panels. Damn. Tesla is getting un-sexier by the minute.
SolarCity, the solar-energy company that sounds like an exhibit at a kids’ science museum, has Elon Musk as its chairman and largest stockholder. Tesla, the electric car company that sounds like a metal band, also has Musk as its largest shareholder. In a staggering coincidence, Tesla just officially bought SolarCity…
The first and perhaps most salient point from Elon Musk’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” was to “create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage.” While it was laid out as more or less as a bullet point, this is really the thesis that drives this whole Tesla-SolarCity-Powerwall love triangle.
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Elon Musk is on the brink of acquiring the the next critical component in a solar-electric transportation future. Tesla Motors just made a $2.8 billion stock-to-stock offer to buy SolarCity, one of the largest solar energy companies in the country. It also happens to be a company founded by Musk’s cousins and one…
Last night, Elon Musk suggested that Earth is simply a simulation from an alien race’s video game. Why would Musk say this? Because he is one of those aliens.
As the leaders of 196 countries negotiate a carbon emissions goal for the planet to prevent an environmental apocalypse, the real work will fall to the companies that will need to deliver change to consumers. And no single person is doing as much to help change our energy consumption as one Elon Musk.