The boost follows a tough year, hampered by Tesla Model 3 production. Tesla is going to focus its efforts on the Solar Roof for the coming year, CEO Elon Musk told an audience Thursday. The company’s energy-collecting tiles, which look like a standard roof to the untrained eye, have wowed onlookers with their sleek design
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’
Strong demand for electric cars from both Tesla and other manufacturers has pushed up manufacturer costs for lithium ion batteries.
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.
The Vermont Lower Income Trust for Electricity have provided a $150,000 grant for 100 low-income electricity customers with significant need for reliable backup power due to health and mobility issues. In 2017, after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida lost power and fourteen of their patients passed away. A medical examiner
In the first two quarters of 2018 Tesla deployed 40% more energy storage than all of 2017, with 300-400% growth expected for 2019. Solar power deployments grew 11% to 84 MW over a low Q1 value.