This was really Elon Musk, who stopped by the solar panel factory of Tesla Inc. in Buffalo on Friday.
Musk, Tesla's chairman and CEO, visited the factory on South Park Avenue on Friday, a Tesla spokeswoman confirmed. She did not elaborate on what Musk had done here, and offered no further details of the visit. She said that Musk, who has never made a public visit to Buffalo, would not speak to local media while he is here.
The Buffalo Solar Module Factory, which has been endowed with part of the $ 750 million in tax money and partially funded by Buffalo Billion's economic development program, took much longer than expected to develop as Tesla's solar business shrank and the company has focused its resources mainly on the electric vehicle business.
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