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Browsing the "Tesla Energy" Tag

Confessions of a Tesla True Believer

January 23rd, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

I am one of a generation of investors who put our money in Tesla, defying an army of naysayers and short-sellers to become so-called "Teslanaires" last year


Tesla Hiring For 500 Positions In Florida — Many Solar Related

January 19th, 2021 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla is hiring for 500 positions in Florida, the Bradenton Herald reports. CareerSource Tampa Bay is partnering up with Tesla to host a virtual hiring event on January 27, from 10 am through 2 pm, in hopes of filling positions available for both Tesla's solar and automotive positions


Tesla Solar Inverter Added To Company Website

January 18th, 2021 | by Steve Hanley

Rooftop solar is great. It takes a part of your home that is used for nothing except keeping the rain and snow out and turns it into a place that generates electricity for you to use in your home or sell back to your local utility if local policies and rate structures permit. There is only one problem


Elon Mask, Tesla Alien Technology, Tesla’s Unique Business Model — Top CleanTechnica Stories in 2020

January 9th, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

It may feel like 2020 just grew a tumor, but we are indeed in a new year. That means it's time to look back and reflect on the big stories of 2020. Well, the big cleantech stories — sort of. Admittedly, CleanTechnica stretched a bit beyond cleantech several times in 2020, and that was reflected in some of the top 20 articles of 2020. Have a scroll below to see them all


Elon Musk’s 3 Core Tesla Messages This Year — From Numerous Public & Private Statements

December 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla CEO* Elon Musk has tweeted more than 3,000 times this year. We at CleanTechnica follow his tweets closely, since he provides much insight on Tesla via tweet and even breaks much news via Twitter. Additionally, I interacted with Elon several times this year on Twitter regarding a variety of Tesla topics (Autopilot, solar, and gigafactories, for example)


Tesla’s Megapack Batteries Are Empowering The UK

November 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla's Megapack batteries are empowering the UK in many ways. Just a few days ago, it was announced that Tesla will supply 68 megawatt-hours (MWh) of Megapack battery storage to Fotowatio's second project in the


Tesla Reminder: Solar Power Tax Credit Drops In 2021

November 15th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last year and for several years prior, a US taxpayer who installed a solar power system on their roof could get a 30% tax credit on the cost of that system. In 2020, that tax credit was reduced to 26%, and it will drop to 22% next year


Tesla’s Energy Business Is Flourishing — 2021 Looks Bright

November 11th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

During Tesla's Q3 2020 earnings call, CEO Elon Musk noted that this was Tesla's "best quarter in history." Most of the revenue came from Tesla's automotive business. However, if you look closely, you can see the leaves of Tesla's energy business rapidly unfolding as this side continues to grow


Elon Musk: Tiny Bit Of Sun’s Energy Could Power The World

October 26th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Solar energy already powers almost everything on Earth — including us. Fossil fuels, hydropower, wind — to a large extent, all of these so-called energy sources rely on stored energy that ultimately came from good old Sol


Tesla As 17 Different Companies

September 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Covering a couple of Elon Musk tweets, I recently wrote an article titled "Tesla = Approximately A Dozen Startups." The company is involved in several different hardcore tech efforts as well as broader business like insurance and seat production


Tesla Giga Shanghai Could Produce 1 Million Cars A Year Eventually

September 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

At Tesla's 2020 Annual Shareholder Meeting today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk discussed several matters we've written about in recent weeks and months. I will revisit a few of those highlights in a moment. First, though, there was one comment that the Tesla-oriented writers on our team here at CleanTechnica world headquarters thought was new. Elon noted that Giga Shanghai (Tesla's factory in Shanghai, China) could eventually produce 1 million vehicles a year



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