11 Mar '17, 12am

Tesla powers the island of Kauai with solar panels and batteries

was just a small-time electric car company making Roadsters? Now CEO Elon Musk is in the business of generating and storing solar electricity for entire islands as he continues on his mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. On Wednesday, the clean energy company unveiled its first big solar-plus-storage project since last year’s $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity — a 13 megawatt solar farm that will power the Hawaiian island of Kauai around the clock from 54,978 panels and 272 Powerpacks providing 52 megawatt-hours of energy storage.

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