Tesla, SolarCity Working On Solar-Powered Energy-Storage Systems

Tool around in a Tesla Roadster with the top down, and the sun can be a good friend. Now, Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk is finding an even better use for it.

Musk, who’s also chairman of home solar-panel installer SolarCity, is joining the technologies of the two companies to create solar-powered rooftop energy-storage systems that would make the two companies eligible to receive rebates from the state of California, GigaOm reports. The systems would combine Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs with SolarCity’s photovoltaic systems.

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