Oh God... I always said that the only companies I'd give up my startup ambitions for was SpaceX and Tesla. I just returned to Toronto from San Jose and I saw your plant from the 880. Absolutely amazing looking.
Can you tell us more about what the stationary storage team works on? From the name, it sounds to be the systems that the user uses when they store the vehicle at the end of their trip?
Stationary Storage is basically energy storage (in non-moving context) and is commonly tied to the electrical grid. There are various technologies used for stationary storage like compressed air, flywheels, pumped hydro, and batteries. I'll let you guess which one we work with.
I can't talk specifically about any of our projects, but a few of them have had an article or two if you dig around. Sorry for the secrecy, but it's very exciting and there's a lot going on. If you're still interested in working on our team, I can tell you more project and technical details when you get in touch.
Tarmigan, I have a friend who really MUST work at Tesla. He was a staff eng at Sun, National Semi, Cobalt, etc.
He is a master in solar power generation monitoring (designs custom embedded BACNET boxes, develops standards based protocols for energy monitoring, fosters the creation of industry working groups around said protocols/ideas, etc) among other things wrote the first book on SAMBA... blah blah blah.
This guy will solve (if he hasnt already) this for you:
>* Design and evaluation of algorithms for energy and power markets
>* Designing a robust system to control distributed resources
YOU NEED TO HIRE THIS GUY.
How can I connect you both?
Please reply to my email addy in my profile.
As a finders fee, I humbly ask to escort Elon Musk's ashes to Mars.