Tesla seeks manager to sell electricity in Texas, perhaps elsewhere


Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) is preparing to become the Lone Star State’s next big name in retail electricity.

The Austin-based company posted a job opening for a “Product Operations Manager, Retail Electricity” on Aug. 18. That person’s mission will be to launch and grow Tesla’s energy retail operations. It is a full-time position based in Austin that will be “central to the success of Tesla’s emerging electricity retail business,” the posting reads.

The state of Texas last November approved a license…