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Connections: The future of solar energy

Dec 28, 2016

Elon Musk says Tesla’s new solar roof production will cost less to manufacture and install than basic shingles. The electricity is “just a bonus,” Musk adds. It’s edgy! It looks great! Is it the future? And further, is this what solar needs to take the next leap, or is it missing the larger point?

We debate the Musk announcement, and review the year in solar and what lies ahead.  In studio: