How Elon Musk is making solar panels ‘as appealing as electric cars’

By October 31, 2016Uncategorized
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SILICON VALLEY — Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to ditch clunky solar panels in favor of sleek solar roofs.

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ : TSLA) and sister company SolarCity (NASDAQ : SCTY) unveiled new solar roofing tiles at an event on Friday at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. The concept behind the new technology is to make solar panels “as appealing as electric cars,” Musk told the audience.

“The goal is … to make solar roofs that look better than a normal roof, generate electricity, last longer,…