Elon Musk’s electric vehicle and energy storage firm is poised for another major initiative after the founder announced that he is working on a “Tesla Masterplan, Part 2.”
Musk took to twitter to relay the news and said he is hoping to publish the new plans later this week.
Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish later this week.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 10, 2016
On hearing the news, Jigar Shah, the well-known clean energy entrepreneur and co-founder of SunEdison, now leading specialist finance company Generate Capital, posted that he had already predicted a “Tesla 2.0”. He also pointed to a blog of his in which he suggested that Tesla’s planned takeover of major residential solar installer SolarCity could help Musk create a company that is more valuable than Apple in the future. This would be achieved through the company's new ability to integrate Electric Vehicles (EV), storage, efficiency, demand response, and solar capabilities.