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Bloomberg via Getty Images. By merging Tesla and Solarcity , Elon Musk has sought about creating an "end-to-end clean energy" solution that starts in the home and extends onto the road. The idea is simple: harness solar energy via photovoltaic cell-embedded rooftop panels, store it in giant batteries and then pipe it into the home or an electric vehicle. As it stands, Musk's goal is on its way to being realized, but Tesla first needs to combine those individual components into one, and it's starting with software. The company's mobile app and "My Tesla" website have recently been updated to include information on Powerwall installations and deliver real-time solar energy metrics. Users can... Full story

21 April