Tesla’s battery farm on Kauai opens, large-scale solar energy for Hawaii

Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Even before Elon Musk engineered Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity, the two companies were collaborating. SolarCity was already controlled by Musk, who believes its solar-energy business can be reinforced and complemented by Tesla’s energy-storage business. Last year, Tesla announced a joint project with SolarCity to install a large battery farm… …read more