Elon Musk’s “Master Plan: Part Deux” has begun.
After the controversial merger of Tesla Motors and SolarCity in November 2016, critics claimed Musk was using Tesla shareholder money to save his other brainchild from bankruptcy. However, the recent merger has come with news of a compatible, all-encompassing alternative energy lifestyle.
Meet Tesla’s Solar Roof, made with miniature solar panels with the look of regular roofing tiles. Propagated on both Tesla’s and SolarCity’s websites, this roofing aligns with Musk’s original ‘Master Plan’ for his car company: “Provide solar power.”
Prior to the merger, Tesla already had a two-prong solar dimension under their belt. The first: solar powered charging stations strategically placed across the nation, free of charge for Tesla owners (no pun intended). The second: Tesla’s Powerwall (or Powerpack, for commercial businesses), a system designed to store alternative energy for homeowners.
Even without a SolarCity merge, Tesla would have…
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