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Time To Buy Tesla Stock?, SolarCity + Tesla = Disruption… (Solar & EV News)

I’m in Germany for a week for a large cleantech tour of the country. As a result, I’m not sure if I’ll have time to do any more than the bare essentials, so I’m doing a quick news roundup right now and I’m also including a list of some top cleantech sites I think you should follow (down on the bottom). Keep an eye on those sites this week in order to not miss any excellent stories!

Electric Vehicles + Solar Energy

SolarCity Tesla energy storage

SolarCity is going to include back battery systems with every new solar installation within 5-10 years. So say SolarCity CEO and co-founder Lyndon Rive and SolarCity Chairman/Tesla Motors CEO, Chairman, and Chief Product Architect Elon Musk. (Planetsave)

Electric Vehicles

It may be a good time to buy Tesla stock. But then again, isn’t that all the time according to Tesla bulls? (GAS2)

Consumer Reports was not impressed by the Mercedes B-Class Electric. (GAS2)

CarCharging Group has raised its rates for charging electric cars. Naturally, some people aren’t happy about that. (EV Obsession)

Solar Energy

SunPower has produced a whopping 1 billion solar cells. (Solar Love)

Electricity from large solar farms (and wind farms) now costs less than electricity from natural gas (and coal) in some regions of the US. (Planetsave)

Matthew McConaughey is advertising solar power for NRG Home, but not in the most obvious or effective way, imho. (Planetsave)

Solar energy opportunities for farmers are expanding in Ohio. (Cost of Solar)

German solar PV equipment manufacturing is up 39% in 2014. (Renewables International)

Top Cleantech Sites I Recommend Following

Solar & Other Renewables

Solar Love

Cost of Solar

Renewables International

Energy Transition

EnergyPost

Electric Cars

EV Obsession

GAS2

Teslarati

TeslaMondo

Various Clean Technologies

Planetsave

Greentech Media

RenewEconomy

Climate Progress

Sustainnovate

 

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. 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, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

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