May 25 morning news, Tianeye data show that recently, Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has undergone industrial and commercial changes, its business scope of new power generation, transmission, power supply business (except for nuclear power plant construction and operation). Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established in May 2018, the legal representative is Tesla Vice President, President of Greater China Xiaotong Zhu, registered capital of 4.67 billion yuan, the company’s business scope is engaged in electric vehicles and components, batteries, energy storage equipment, photovoltaic products in the field of production, sales, maintenance and other after-sales service as well as technology development, technical services, technical services, technical advice, technology transfer. Sky check shareholder information shows that the company is wholly owned by Tesla Motors Hong Kong Ltd.
On May 23, Tesla’s charging, energy and infrastructure teams added two new jobs for energy and project development engineering managers to Tesla’s Shanghai Port-of-Hong Kong Super factory, according to news reports. In addition, Tesla is also hiring a grid/power generation side business development manager whose primary responsibility is to lead Tesla’s power grid and power generation operations in China, according to another recruitment message released on May 6 on Tesla’s official WeChat platform.
On May 15, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone’s New Area Management Committee released the “China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone, Lingang New Zone Integrated Energy Construction Three-Year Action Plan (2020-2022),” which proposes that by 2020, 10 distributed photovoltaic power generation projects, such as the Shanghai Aircraft and Tesla Phase I, will be built with a total construction capacity of more than 20MW. The above information shows that Tesla’s solar roof business has begun in China.