Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a statement about oil and alternative energy sources after the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.
After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, brandy oil started to increase. Making a statement on the subject, Elon Musk mentioned that sustainable energy cannot compensate for oil and gas exports.
Tesla is described as the world’s largest electric car manufacturer. The company, which delivered approximately 1 million electric vehicles last year, has a market value of 1 trillion dollars. The company, which derives its income from sustainable energy, underlines that the future will be shaped in this direction.
Elon Musk: “Sustainable energy solutions are not enough.”
Due to the crisis with Russia, a worldwide crisis occurred in many fields, especially in the energy sector. The gasoline and diesel problem, which emerged with the increase in oil prices, deeply affected many countries.
Although electric vehicles are fed from alternative energy sources, they cannot meet expectations yet. Considering that many countries produce electricity from natural gas and coal, the importance of fossil fuels today is better understood.
Making a statement on Twitter about the Russian crisis, Musk said, “The statement I will make will probably affect Tesla negatively. But sustainable energy solutions are not yet sufficient to offset Russia’s oil and gas exports.” made statements.
Stating that the world is highly dependent on natural gas supplied by Russia, Musk drew attention to the increasing energy prices in Europe. Musk announced last year that they will start natural gas exploration near their Starhip facility in Texas. Also, Musk told Joe Rogan on a podcast last year, “I’m not a fan of demonizing the oil and gas industry. We will have to burn fossil fuels for a long time. The question is to what extent do we move to a sustainable energy future?” said.