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4 Dying Nuke Plants vs. Fleet of Gigafactories: Which Will Gov. Cuomo Choose?

4 Dying Nuke Plants vs. Fleet of Gigafactories: Which Will Gov. Cuomo Choose?

By Harvey Wasserman and Tim Judson Elon Musk’s SolarCity is completing the construction of its “Buffalo Billion” Gigafactory for photovoltaic (PV) cells near the Niagara River in Buffalo, New York. It will soon put 500 New Yorkers to work inside the 1.2 million-square-foot facility with another 700 nearby, ramping up to nearly 3,000 over the […]

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    Tesla, SolarCity Merger Approved by Shareholders

    Tesla, SolarCity Merger Approved by Shareholders

    Shareholders approved the $2.6 billion bid by Tesla Motors to buy SolarCity, paving the way for the clean energy giant to become a one-stop shop for electric vehicles, rooftop solar and energy storage. Vote tally shows ~85% of unaffiliated shareholders in favor of the Tesla/SolarCity merger! Thanks for believing. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 17, […]

    How Elon Musk and Tesla Can Save the World

    How Elon Musk and Tesla Can Save the World

    Elon Musk unveiled solar-powered roof tiles and an upgraded PowerWall battery as he prepares for Tesla’s $2.2 billion takeover of SolarCity. During a press event at Universal Studios in LA, Musk announced that Tesla will build and sell its own line of solar panels with integrated batteries. “We’re reaching record CO2 levels,” Musk said as […]

    Elon Musk: Tesla Network is ‘The People Vs. Uber’

    Elon Musk: Tesla Network is ‘The People Vs. Uber’

    Here’s another thing that Elon Musk is on the verge of disrupting: Ride-sharing. The Tesla CEO is already shaking up the global automobile industry with his fleet of electric cars, but now he’s taking aim at ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft by creating his own car-sharing network—the so-called “Tesla Network.” Elon Musk’s new […]

    SolarCity Will Pay Airbnb Hosts $1,000 to Go Solar

    SolarCity Will Pay Airbnb Hosts $1,000 to Go Solar

    Airbnb hosts now have a major incentive to go solar. The home-sharing giant and SolarCity announced a new promotion today that will offer hosts up to $1,000 cash back if they install the solar company’s panels. SolarCity The rebate is available to Airbnb hosts in the 19 states where SolarCity currently operates. Homeowners can choose […]

    Elon Musk’s New Solar Project: ‘It’s Not a Thing on the Roof. It is the Roof’

    Elon Musk’s New Solar Project: ‘It’s Not a Thing on the Roof. It is the Roof’

    With Tesla’s historic acquisition of SolarCity now pending, Elon Musk has announced two new solar products, including one that could disrupt the roofing industry. Tesla and SolarCity could change the roofing industrySolarCity Twitter As Electrek reported, during a conference call with investors Tuesday, Musk and SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive said they were working on creating […]

    Warren Buffett Wins: Elon Musk’s Ballot Referendum Blocked by Nevada Supreme Court

    Warren Buffett Wins: Elon Musk’s Ballot Referendum Blocked by Nevada Supreme Court

    The Nevada Supreme Court unanimously ruled against a ballot referendum, which could have rolled back a controversial December 2015 regulator decision that lowered payments to rooftop solar customers. The ruling means that the referendum will not be voted on by the public in November. Backed by Elon Musk‘s SolarCity, the referendum was challenged in court […]