It’s Official: Elon Musk’s Future Industries Converge

As I’ve been writing for years, it was just a matter of time before Elon Musk’s electrified Tesla Motors and solarized SolarCity eventually synergized. And that day has come:

Tesla Makes Offer to Acquire SolarCity

“Tesla’s mission has always been tied to sustainability. We seek to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by offering increasingly affordable electric vehicles. And in March 2015, we launched Tesla Energy, which through the Powerwall and Powerpack allow homeowners, business owners and utilities to benefit from renewable energy storage.

It’s now time to complete the picture. Tesla customers can drive clean cars and they can use our battery packs to help consume energy more efficiently, but they still need access to the most sustainable energy source that’s available: the sun…”