Tesla activated the special ‘Storm Watch’ mode of its Powerwall 2 home battery pack to keep the lights on at its customer’s homes with the upcoming cyclone in Australia. Last year, Tesla started integrating features for Powerwall and solar customers to its mobile for vehicle owners.Earlier this year, it included adding a new ‘Storm Watch’
Dive Brief: Tesla is on track to triple its 2018 energy storage deployments the company said in its third quarter letter to investors.The company’s “historic” quarterly results included a 70% increase in quarter-over-quarter revenues and $312 million in net income, according to the letter.
(REPOST: One Step Off The Grid)Actually, I just earned $3.20 from selling half the storage in my Tesla Powerwall 1 during a ‘Grid Event’ back on 7 March, which brought my daily earnings from selling back into the grid to $5.62.
(REPOST: Cyber Shack)Before you make such an investment you undertake a massive research initiative to ensure that you are investing your money correctly by installing such a system. However, since I have completed the installation and use it over summer I found out a lot more that I never learnt during the research phase.
(REPOST: One Step Off The Grid)In a deal announced last week with solar retailer Bradford Energy, Porter Davis said it would include a 5.6kW rooftop solar system coupled with a 13.5kWh Tesla Powerwall 2 to 50 such rebuilds in Victoria, as part of a limited promotion.
There are many reasons to purchase a battery system for the home or business, starting with natural disasters, but a battery system, tied into a solar system, will maximize self-consumption of solar power, reduce grid costs, increase the resiliency of electricity, and take a home or business completely off grid with minimal fossil fuels.