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Elon Musk says he has the solution for California’s fire-related blackouts. It starts at $15,000.

Tesla is best known for its car business, which has put electric vehicles into the hands of hundreds of thousands of people, but it has also made a significant bet on solar power and energy storage. It acquired rooftop solar installer SolarCity in 2016 in a $2.6 billion deal and markets products including solar-integrated roof shingles, rooftop solar panels and battery-based home electricity storage.