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Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents

Published: 
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 6:08pm

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.

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The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

Published: 
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:01pm

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly.

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A trade flap is roiling the solar industry — and Trump may have the final word

Published: 
Tue, 07/04/2017 (All day)

A battle is coming to a head that may have major implications for the solar energy industry.

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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.

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Tesla's bid for SolarCity would bring two Elon Musk companies together

Published: 
Wed, 06/22/2016 (All day)

Tesla Motors Inc. has offered to buy SolarCity Corp., a $2.8-billion deal that would unite two Bay Area companies funded and driven by Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk.