A massive solar project has just been completed, and its specs are impressive.
Environmentalists so far are infuriated by the actions of the Trump White House. With a little less than a year in office, the administration has opened up public and protected lands to energy exploration, removed the US from the Paris Agreement, and scrapped the Clean Power Plan. In the near future, there are plans to expand offshore drilling, sell off public lands in the West, and allow for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A children’s hospital is “the first of many solar + storage projects going live” on the island, Elon Musk announced.
Hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm struck Puerto Rico, a US territory, on September 20 flattening it. The island was already in trouble with crumbling infrastructure, soaring debt, and an antiquated electrical grid. This wiped all three out, at least for the time-being.
Tesla's market cap surpassed that of GM and Ford on April 10, 2017.
Tesla’s market cap reached about $51 billion on April 10, briefly pushing the company ahead of GM and Ford as the most valuable car manufacturer in the U.S.