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Tesla Motors to accelerate battery business for home and utilities

vancouversun.com — CEO Elon Musk has been dropping hints for weeks, and Tuesday the company said Tesla will announce the home battery and a 'very large' utility-scale battery on April 30.

Tesla Wants to Power Wal-Mart

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. is signing up big customers like Wal-Mart and Cargill, accelerating efforts to become a leader in energy storage -- a new market that's poised to boost sales and profit at the electric vehicle pioneer. Next week, Telsa will make a deeper push beyond the car business when it unveils batteries for homes and utilities.

Tesla Motors to Unveil Home and Utility Batteries April 30

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. will announce a home battery and a "very large" utility-scale battery on April 30, according to an e-mail sent to investors and analysts. The e-mail Tuesday from Jeffrey Evanson, Tesla's head of investor relations, said the company "will explain the advantages of our solutions and why past battery options were not compelling."

SpaceX Rocket Lands Too Hard on Barge After Successful Launch

bloomberg.com — An unmanned Falcon 9 from billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX blasted off on a resupply mission to the International Space Station but the company missed again in its attempt to recover the rocket's first stage. The rocket, carrying its Dragon cargo spacecraft and 4,300 pounds (1,950 kilograms) of supplies and payloads, rumbled aloft at 4:10 p.m.

SpaceX Launches Supply Mission for International Space Station

bloomberg.com — An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket from billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX blasted off Tuesday on a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The rocket, carrying its Dragon cargo spacecraft and 4,300 pounds (1,950 kilograms) of supplies and payloads, rumbled aloft at 4:10 p.m. New York time from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX Launch Scrubbed Due to Clouds at Cape Canaveral

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- SpaceX's scheduled launch of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket to resupply the International Space Station was scrubbed because of cloudy weather. The rocket, carrying the Dragon cargo spacecraft and 4,300 pounds (1,950 kilograms) of supplies and payloads, was slated to blast off at 4:33 p.m.

SpaceX tries again to land rocket booster on barge at sea

old.seattletimes.com — Originally published Monday, April 13, 2015 at 10:52 AM Elon Musk's SpaceX will make another attempt to precision-land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a custom-built ocean platform after Monday's scheduled mission for NASA to resupply the International Space Station.

SpaceX tries again to land rocket booster on barge at sea

seattletimes.com — Elon Musk's SpaceX will make another attempt to precision-land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a custom-built ocean platform after Monday's scheduled mission for NASA to resupply the International Space Station.

SpaceX Plans to Try Again to Land Rocket Booster on Barge at Sea

bloomberg.com — Elon Musk's SpaceX will make another attempt to precision-land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a custom-built ocean platform after Monday's scheduled mission for NASA to resupply the International Space Station. SpaceX aims to dramatically cut the cost of spaceflight by developing reusable rockets, part of the Hawthorne, California-based company founder's larger plan to eventually create a human settlement on Mars.

Tesla Shares Climb After Musk Tweets About New Product Line

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Tesla Motors Inc. rose after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Twitter that a "major new Tesla product line -- not a car -- will be unveiled" April 30 at the company's Hawthorne, California, design studio. Musk in the posting Monday didn't give details about the product.
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Apr 23, 2015

@LATimesJerry Tesla hasn't gotten the $65M yet. Rebates aren't paid out until projects connected to grid



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