Here’s What We Think Elon Will Talk About During Today’s Tesla Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:10:19 +0000

These are some key areas that could be part of the Tesla Q2 earnings call today.

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2025 Target For Australian Grid To Be Able To Handle 100% Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:56:24 +0000

By David Waterworth As Australia’s electricity grid moves towards higher and higher concentrations of renewable energy, the newly appointed head of the Australian Energy Market Operator is pushing for the ability to handle a peak of 100% renewables entering the grid. In a recent speech, Daniel Westerman set 2025 as the target date. Predictably, some […]

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Technology Commercialization Fund Awards NREL $5 Million To Bring More Tech To Market

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 22:25:32 +0000

Article courtesy of NREL, the U.S. Department of Energy. This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded 16 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) awards through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The $5 million funded by DOE — roughly a third of the available TCF budget allocated to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

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ERCOT Is Having Problems With Electricity In Texas Again, And Summer Has Only Begun

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:02:15 +0000

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) isn’t so reliable these days, and it recently announced that it has some tight grid conditions due to many forced generation outages. During the winter storm that froze most of the Deep South, Texas Governor Greg Abbott claimed that frozen wind turbines were the cause of ERCOT’s mass […]

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Grid Storage Winners Part 2: How Much Of Which Storage By When?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:30:43 +0000

Through 2060, pumped hydro storage will maintain its grid dominance, but redox flow technologies, lithium ion and many also-rans will deliver 3.6 TW.

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Elon Musk’s Recipe To Power The World With Renewables, Part 2 (Local Solar + Storage)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 23:42:46 +0000

In a previous article, I covered a recipe Elon Musk gave us for powering the world with renewables. He gave the overall plan, but obviously couldn’t give full details on the plan at the local level. During another part of the Q1 earnings call, he gave a lot more detail on how the local level […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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HyperChange: Tesla Will Be The World’s Biggest Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 00:44:57 +0000

HyperChange’s Gali Russell (aka @GFilche on Twitter) released a video on why he thinks Tesla will be the world’s biggest company. Just last month, Elon Musk tweeted that there was a >0% chance that Tesla could become the biggest company, as an obvious joke. While that seemed to just be a joke (there’s a greater […]

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Tesla Has Its Fingerprints On Apple & Volkswagen Business Deals

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:09:02 +0000

Tesla is involved in an energy storage project for Apple and may be selling emissions credits to Volkswagen in China.

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EIA’s AEO2021 Shows Growing Use of Batteries on the U.S. Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:08:30 +0000

In the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2021 (AEO2021), EIA projects a significant number of battery energy storage systems will be added to the U.S. power grid. In the AEO2021 Reference case, which reflects current laws and regulations, 59 gigawatts (GW) of battery storage will serve the power grid in 2050. Battery storage systems […]

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