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About Paul Fosse

Paul Fosse A Software engineer for over 30 years, first developing EDI software, then developing data warehouse systems. Along the way, I've also had the chance to help start a software consulting firm and do portfolio management. In 2010, I took an interest in electric cars because gas was getting expensive. In 2015, I started reading CleanTechnica and took an interest in solar, mainly because it was a threat to my oil and gas investments. Follow me on Twitter @atj721 Tesla investor. Tesla referral code: https://ts.la/paul92237



Author Archives: Paul Fosse

Tesla Tire Costs 10× Battery Cost, & My Plan To Deflate Tire Costs 90%

September 28th, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

When I saw Tesla's Battery Day, I was impressed with both the breadth and the depth of the plan they presented. It covered all the parts of the battery, but also how the battery is placed in the car. The one question it raised was: "Did they put their considerable engineering talent into solving the right problem?"


Tesla Battery Day Guide — Under $57 Per kWh Pack Possible?

September 21st, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

In this article, I go over the speculation on Tesla's possibly overhyped Battery Day and tell you what to look for. If, after reading this, you want more battery news and analysis, I recommend our recent article on LPF batteries that Elon Musk commented on, this article on a new Tesla patent on a metal-air battery, and this article on lithium-ion capacity


Tesla’s Latest Moves In Solar Indicates It Is Either Crazy Or Has Made A Breakthrough

July 20th, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

Tesla's innovations in solar are not recognized by either Wall Street or even most Tesla followers as a success. The story peddled by many who don't want Tesla to succeed (the short sellers and those about to be disrupted, but I repeat myself) is that Tesla only bought SolarCity to bail out Elon Musk's cousin's Peter and Lyndon Rive, who had cofounded the company



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