Elon Musk at solar panel unveiling: ‘We need to make solar as appealing as electric cars’



UNIVERSAL CITY, California – Tesla CEO Elon Musk tied together some of the disparate threads of his company’s various grand ambitions in a product launch event here at Universal Studios Friday night.

The event – Tesla’s first major unveiling since announcing plans to acquire Musk’s cousin’s company SolarCity in August – centered on a couple new products: a household battery outfit and a new type of rooftop solar panel. 

The revamped Powerwall 2.0 is an updated iteration of the company’s sleek, rectangular household battery attachment, a 200-plus-pound energy storage unit with twice the capacity of its predecessor. Read more…

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