Making the World’s Best Solar Panel Won’t Be Easy for Tesla.Â Elon Musk claims Tesla will make the most efficient mass-produced solar panels ever, and do it cheap. But many who have come before him have failed in the attempt —
Tesla Motors Inc. plans to introduce a new combination of solar power, battery storage and electric-vehicle charging systems at an event near San Francisco on Oct. 28. Billionaire Elon Musk, the chairman and the largest shareholder of both Tesla and SolarCity
While its electric-car manufacturing continues to get the most attention, Tesla quietly continues to build up its energy-storage business as well. Today, the still-incomplete “gigafactory” in Nevada is assembling standalone battery packs for the company’s Tesla Energy stationary energy-storage division.
Tesla â€œgreen energyâ€ tussle with Ecotricity runs out of fuel, rules UK ad watchdog.Â Tesla asserts that Ecotricity doesn’t have “the greenest energy.” ASA disagrees. Tesla has failed to convince the UK’s advertising regulator that Ecotricity was misleading folk with its
2,500 orbiting solar â€œflying carpetsâ€ could power the planet. One need not venture to the Cave of Wonders to discover the magic of flying carpets. TheÂ Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI), aÂ collaborationÂ between Caltech and global security company Northrup Grumman, has proposed
Solar power is easier to install than ever before thanks to the latest innovation: the Roll-Array. John Hingley and his team at the renewable energy company Renovagen designed a high power PV array that rolls out like a carpet. This
(Reuters) â€“ A wing of the U.S. Department of Energy focused on breakthrough technologies may soon give billionaire entrepreneur Elon Muskâ€™s most recent foray into energy storage a run for its money, the unitâ€™s director said. Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy,
Consumer Reports gave the Tesla Model S P85D sedan its highest score ever for a car, breaking the magazine's scoring system by initially giving it 103 out of 100. Editors were forced to adjust the scoring system, leaving the electric