Blackouts due to climate change related events are becoming commonplace. Energy storage can provide grid stability and eliminate CO2 but it needs to be more economical to achieve scale. We explore the technologies that can expedite deployment, ensure safety and boost ROI supporting a faster race to zero. In September 2017, Southern Australia suffered
When recently I was notified of an upcoming planned power cut I decided to look into the best ways to get prepared. Until recent years it was uncommon to experience power cuts of any significant duration in Western countries, but that situation is starting to change. A big driver, of course, is climate change
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.