Posts tagged: Tesla

Tesla Will Begin Taking Solar Tile Orders Next Month

By: Robert Ferris Tesla will begin taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Musk confirmed the news in a long list of tweets he unleashed on Friday. Tesla unveiled the solar roof shingles in late October of last year, in the days leading up to the shareholder […]

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Solar and Renewable Energy Trends in 2017

By: Sven Lindström The solar and renewable energy industries are constantly evolving — and sometimes changing abruptly – and this will continue in the new year that is soon upon us. Here’s what can we expect from 2017: 1.      China takes leadership role in solar energy policy making China has taken leadership in photovoltaics manufacturing and […]

New Leaf-Like Nano Surface Could Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

By: Darrell Etherington We often look to nature for tips on how to build better tech, and few things in nature are better at harnessing the power of the sun than the leaves of ordinary plants. Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered a way to build coatings that can mimic the […]

Tesla Converted an Entire Island to Solar with New Microgrid Product Developed by SolarCity

By: Fred Lambert The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has been using diesel generators and burning over 100,000 gallons of fuel per year in order to supply its nearly 600 residents with electricity. That’s no longer the case and the island is now virtually energy independent thanks to a new solar and battery installation by Tesla and […]

Wednesday November 23rd, 2016 in , , , , , | No Comments »

These are Tesla’s Stunning New Solar Roof Tiles for Homes

By: Darrell Etherington and Greg Kumparak Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk wasn’t kidding when he said that the new Tesla solar roof product was better looking than an ordinary roof: the roofing replacement with solar energy gathering powers does indeed look great. It’s a far cry from the obvious and somewhat weird aftermarket panels you see applied to […]