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To Infinity and Beyond: Tesla’s Glass Solar Tiles Are Guaranteed Forever

Elon Musk: Tesla’s Solar Roofs Will Be Cheaper Than Regular Roofs & Have “Infinity Warranty” Futurism, May 11, 2017 Last night, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin today (May 10th, 2017) for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In another tweet, he promised that ordering would be available in most countries throughout the world.

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Tesla Bets On Small Batteries to Kick Fossil Fuels Off the Grid

Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass Bloomberg, January 30, 2017 Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a powerful one—one that’s been used to help justify the company’s $5 billion factory near Reno, Nev.—but batteries have so far only

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Sierra Nevada Installs Tesla Powerpack Batteries

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits The California-based beer company Sierra Nevada has installed Tesla Powerpack batteries to help mitigate the costs that stem from electricity demand charges. Sierra Nevada has grown substantially since it began as a West Coast craft brewer and can now brew up to 1.4 million gallons of its signature pale ale

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Tesla Proves Solar Roof Tiles Can Be Good-Looking

Why Tesla’s new solar roof tiles and home battery are such a big deal TechCrunch, October 31, 2016 On October 28, Tesla unveiled its new solar roof tiles. Few of us in attendance, if any, realized the solar roofing tiles were actual functional solar panels until Elon Musk said so. Sure, it’s a neat trick, but

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‘Tesla Solar’ Has the Power to Educate and Transform Rooftop Solar

‘Tesla Solar’ Wants to Be the Apple Store for Electricity Bloomberg Technology, June 29, 2016 Tesla Motors Inc.’s bid to buy the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer has little to do with selling cars. Rather, it’s about solving two of the biggest problems standing in the way of the next solar boom. And perhaps a good deal more. When

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The Industrial Internet Revolution

Here’s how GE is using software to change its business model CNBC, June 7, 2016 Call it the “Industrial internet” if you will. Take industrial machines from jet engines to medical equipment and turn them into intelligent interconnected devices. Suddenly, you are no longer just selling assets, you are selling services. You can improve the

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EVs are Learning How to Beat Conventional Autos with Sales Schemes

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits April 4, 2016. Image credit: Ben_Kerckx The deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) has begun, albeit slowly. EV sales are barely past the 1% of market share milestone, and 40% of those vehicles have been sold in California – progress elsewhere is even slower. But there is reason to be positive, because

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