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Published on April 25th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


SolarCity & Tesla Motors Team Up to Offer Off-Grid Living

April 25th, 2012 by  

SolarCity and Tesla have teamed up in an interesting new partnership. As we’ve saying, mixing solar panels with home batteries seems increasingly attractive with the prices of both dropping so fast. Now, this top solar power company and top (electric car)/battery company is offering a packaged deal that could get a lot more people off the grid. More from Gas2:

Tesla Motors Teams With SolarCity For Off-The-Grid Homes (via Gas 2.0)

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has ensured that his company is more than just a car company. If anything, Tesla Motors is a battery company, selling its lithium-ion battery packs to the likes of Toyota, Daimler, and now SolarCity, installer of solar panels. The two companies have been working for…



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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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