Tag Archives: Tesla

Elon to the Rescue?

Tesla CEO says he wants to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical grid from scratch Elon Musk continues to evoke pondering over whether he is human or an aspiring superhero. In his latest installment, Musk publicly stated interest in rebuilding Puerto Rico’s demolished electrical grid from the ground up—using solar energy—in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The […]

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Our Powers Combined

Deepwater and Tesla link up for renewable superteam project Battery storage and wind power are combining forces in a large-scale project for the first time in the United States. Deepwater Wind, a major offshore wind power supplier, announced Monday it will team up with Tesla’s energy storage arm on a 40 MW/h project off the […]

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Lithium-Ion Guru

Canadian battery researcher wins $1M award, Tesla backing  A leading researcher of lithium-ion batteries has won the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. 2017 winner Jeff Dahn is considered Canada’s leader in lithium-ion battery research and one of the world’s leading innovators in battery technology. He’s worked with things for over 40 years that […]

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Elon’s Empire

Tesla/SolarCity deal goes through at $2.6 bil Update to an item from three weeks ago: Elon Musk has successfully consolidated his two major investments. Although the merger of Tesla and SolarCity is practical from a certain standpoint, many feel a great risk is being taken by the energy efficiency pioneer. Announcement of the deal on August 1st […]

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Support For SolarCity

Musk’s “Part Deux” unveiled to reassure investors The ever-visible Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, wants to ensure potential shareholders that his unfinalized purchase of SolarCity is a worthwhile investment, not the bad deal some have labeled it in the past few weeks. So he yesterday enfolded it into an announcement about his overall business/energy integration plan, […]

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The Downside of Multi-Purpose

Electric motors are sometimes smuggled for baleful uses With a device as useful as the electric motor, there is the unfortunate reality of it being utilized for sinister applications. In the United States, these occurrences are minimal or under the radar, but in the Middle East, electric motors have sometimes been used for dangerous purposes. They are smuggled […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Tesla Snake Power Charger appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, made an appearance on the second episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Wednesday September 9 to discuss the many and varied projects his companies Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity are spearheading. Before talking about Musk’s interest in space travel and Mars, Colbert showed the video of Tesla’s “Snake” […]

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Video of the week – snakebot!

Tesla Model S Robotic Snake Charter automatically moves out from a wall and connects to charge your EV.   Read more at GizMag

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