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SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive is leaving Tesla in June

Lyndon Rive, the CEO and co-founder of SolarCity prior to its acquisition by Tesla, will leave the automaker/energy company in June. Rive announced his departure on Monday, saying he's departing in or

Tesla’s Q1 revenue more than doubles year-over-year as Model 3 plan remains on track

Tesla today re-affirmed that the production of its next car, the Model 3, would begin in July — and that the company had $4 billion in cash-on-hand heading into the second quarter this year. Both of

Tesla co-founder and CTO JB Straubel explains its new solar storage facility

Tesla’s new solar energy storage facility on the Hawaiian island of Kauai does what most solar power plants cannot: it stores energy from the sun during peak times for use when the grid (and its

Tesla’s Kauai solar storage facility offers a glimpse of the company’s future

Tesla's solar installation on the Hawaiian island of Kauai is not just a product launch of the company – it's the first real proof the company's offering up that its acquisition of SolarCity is not

Tesla’s Kauai solar facility will offset 1.6M gallons of fuel use per year

Tesla's Kauai solar power facility is officially open for business as of Friday, with a 13 MW SolarCity solar farm installation providing power to a Powerpack storage facility with 52 MWh of total cap

Tesla Motors, Inc. is now officially Tesla, Inc.

Tesla has officially changed its name to Tesla, Inc., from its previous official corporate title of Tesla Motors, Inc. The name change likely reflects the expanded nature of its business now that it o

Elon Musk actually believes Rex Tillerson could be an “excellent” Secretary of State

Tesla and SpaceX CEO met with Donald Trump on Monday, and just a day later, he’s expressing optimism about Trump’s choice for Secretary of State, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson. On th

Crunch Report | Tesla and SolarCity-powered Island

Tesla and SolarCity power an island in American Samoa, after skipping last year Apple holds its Black Friday sale, robots will be helping with shopping at Westfield malls in San Francisco, Michigan do

Tesla and SolarCity made this whole island solar-powered in under a year

Tesla and SolarCity’s union is still very fresh, but the combined companies are already highlighting what they’ve been able to accomplish even just as partners. The SolarCity blog details

Tesla officially acquires SolarCity

Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity officially closed Monday morning, bringing together Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company with the solar energy company founded by his cousins Lyndon and Pe

Crunch Report | Tesla Acquisition of SolarCity Approved

LinkedIn now blocked in Russia, Tesla acquisition of SolarCity is approved, SpaceX wants to bring internet access to everyone, AOL lays off 7 percent of workforce, Zesty replaces CEO and restructures.

Shareholders approve Tesla acquisition of SolarCity

Tesla and SolarCity leapt an important hurdle Thursday: getting shareholder sign off for the proposed acquisition of the latter by the former. Respective shareholder votes at both companies signaled a

Tesla says it actually posted a profit this quarter

Well that was unexpected — Tesla reported today in its third-quarter that it had earnings of 74 cents per share, compared to Wall Street’s expectations of a loss of 54 cents per share. In othe

SolarCity to offer Airbnb members up to $1,000 cash back on solar systems

SolarCity and Airbnb are teaming up to provide Airbnb members a discount when it comes to installing solar power generation systems on their own homes. Airbnb community members (including hosts and gu

Tesla and Panasonic will make solar cells in Buffalo if SolarCity deal succeeds

Tesla and Panasonic have agreed to begin production of photovoltaic (PV) cells for use in solar power home installations that works with Tesla’s Powerwall and Powerpack solar storage products. T

Tesla and SolarCity shareholders to vote on proposed merger November 17

Despite some shareholder opposition, the Tesla acquisition of SolarCity proposed by Elon Musk continues to make progress, with a new date set for a vote of the shareholders of each company: November 1

SolarCity accused of misappropriating solar company Cogenra’s trade secrets

Solar company Cogenra is suing Elon Musk’s SolarCity over the use of shingling technology the company alleges SolarCity took from Cogenra and used to create a world-record breaking solar panel.

Elon Musk teases Oct. 28 Tesla and SolarCity solar roof, Powerwall and charger reveal

Elon Musk is pumping up our expectations again: The Tesla CEO and founder said that he’s planning an October 28, Bay area unveiling of Tesla and SolarCity’s new solar roof product, which w

Tesla says SolarCity deal could be delayed by shareholder lawsuits

Tesla has said that its acquisition of SolarCity could be delayed because of shareholder lawsuits which have been filed to challenge the merger, according to an amended regulatory filing published by

SolarCity’s integrated solar roof plan said to target 5M U.S. homes

How do you make a dent in the energy market? SolarCity is likely one of the few companies that has a good idea of how to answer that question, and one part of its plan includes replacing the roofs of
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