The acquisition SolarCity Tesla the company successfully closed
In August of this year, it was announced that Tesla Motors company is going to buy the company SolarCity, which manufactures solar panels, for $ 2.6 billion.
Last week it became known that the boards of Directors of both companies have approved the transaction, which was closed yesterday morning, 21 November 2016, as reported by the press service of Tesla. Executive Director of Tesla Ilon Musk (Elon Musk) said that the company will be able to offer a full range of services and products for those who intend to equip your home or office with solar panels and household batteries. At the time Elon Musk founded SolarCity with his cousin, Peter Reeve (Peter Rive) and Lyndon Reeve (Lyndon Rive).
Recall that a few weeks ago, Tesla introduced a new generation of batteries Tesla Powerwall 2 «sun roof».
Previously Elon Musk announced that SolarCity in the next year will add to the turnover of the Tesla more than $ 1 billion. Moreover, the merging companies will allow you to start saving on research and development and marketing.