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As Trump’s tariffs raise the cost of solar installations, Elon Musk and Tesla cut their prices

Tesla is slashing prices on its solar systems 10–20% in recognition of the progress it has made streamlining its solar sales process by integrating Tesla Energy products into its existing high-traffic storefronts. “As a result of the vertical integration of our solar products into Tesla’s retail stores and the increased efficiencies we’ve realized over the past […]

November 16th

Who is the new Tesla chair, Robyn Denholm?

Tesla has announced the appointment of Robyn Denholm to the chair of the board at Tesla, replacing Elon Musk who has been in the role since 2004. Denholm had already been an independent director on Tesla’s board since 2014 and has decades of experience in senior finance and strategy roles at auto, technology, and software companies. By […]

November 12th

Let’s look at securities violations by Tesla – and by Tesla’s enemies (with tons of data!)

A great deal of attention has been recently placed on the conflict between Elon Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding certain tweets by the CEO of Tesla. What is not clear to many, however, is the extraordinary number of potential securities violations that are happening regularly with regards to Tesla’s stock (NASDAQ: […]

October 12th

In Australia, Tesla battery breaks natural gas’s costly stranglehold on peaker electricity

The massive 129 MWh Tesla Powerpack installation in South Australia has already been having a strong impact on the region’s electricity markets, saving grid operator Neoen and customers an estimated $25 million, or just over ⅓ of the purchase price, in its first year of operation.   Kyle Field Cleantechnica As the regional grid continues to adjust […]

October 11th

Tesla: First the trolls and short-sellers went after Elon Musk, then the SEC. What’s going on?

The media appears to enjoy bashing Tesla and Elon Musk right now. It’s like someone invited the press to a “troll-a-thon” gone wild — journalists just can’t stop themselves. James Francis (via Tech Central) gives some examples: “Elon Musk is out of control! We need to take him away from Tesla! He needs to be reined in! Please, will someone think of the shareholders?” By Matt […]

October 1st

Buy Tesla, or sell Tesla? Baird analysis names it a “Fresh Pick”, calls negativity “noise”

There is a lot of drama in the world of Tesla and Elon Musk these days. As CleanTechnica director and chief editor Zachary Shahan has pointed out on several occasions recently, the number of articles in the MSM (and even some here at CleanTechnica) that disparage the company and its mercurial chief executive far outweigh those that favor them. In the […]

September 13th

Media piles on to Tesla: 155 negative headlines vs only 26 positive

I’m a huge fan of the media and high-quality journalism. The free press is a cornerstone of democracy, and much more. The largest media outlets in the world have the resources, passion, and expertise to do tremendous investigative reporting that is invaluable to society. That said, major media outlets suck at covering cleantech. By Zachary Shahan […]

September 10th