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Japanese Panasonic and American Tesla announced on Sunday, 16, an association agreement to manufacture solar energy products, as revealed the maker of electric cars a post on blog official of the company.

The partnership provides for the production of solar panels in a new factory of the company in Buffalo, New York. solar cells and Panasonic modules should be used in a solar power system that works with energy storage products powerwall and Powerpack Tesla – possibly one of the news that the company plans to launch at your event together with SolarCity on 28 October.

Tesla and Panasonic, which already have jointly the largest factory in the world of lithium ion batteries in Nevada, expect, with the business, expand their collaboration. The agreement, which is actually a letter of intent non-binding, subject to approval of the shareholders of acquisition of SolarCity by Tesla held in August and not yet completed.

“We are excited to expand our partnership with Panasonic as we move toward a combined Tesla and SolarCity,” he said CTO Tesla, JB Straubel said in a statement. “Working together with solar energy, we will be able to accelerate the production of solar cells and high efficiency the most cost modules.”

Source: Tesla

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