Tesla reaches settlement with Walmart over malfunctioning solar panels that caused fires

Walmart announced that it had dropped its lawsuit against Tesla over malfunctioning solar panels manufactured by the company that resulted in fires.

The lawsuit that was filed in August was “voluntarily discontinued without prejudice” on Monday, November 4, according to court documents. A Walmart spokesperson said that a settlement has been reached and stipulation of dismissal has been filed with the court.

“Walmart and Tesla are pleased to have resolved the issues raised by Walmart concerning the Tesla solar installations at Walmart stores,” spokespeople from both Walmart and Tesla told Digital Trends. “Safety is a top priority for each company, and with the concerns being addressed, we both look forward to a safe re-energization of our sustainable energy systems.”


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