December 1, 2016

Elon Musk Does It Again: Solar Power for an Entire Island

Elon Musk has always had a knack for things more ambitious than most people dream of. Battery powered cars? Child’s play. Mars colonization? Let’s do it. Solar cells on an island for free? Why not? That’s why it wasn’t surprising when it was recently announced that Tesla is powering the entire island of Ta’u in the American Samoa now that it has acquired SolarCity for $2.6 billion. The island’s diesel generators struggled to provide adequate power in the past. Now, […]