Analysis of My Tesla Financial Model on GitHub

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:10:26 +0000

Yesterday, I got some good feedback on my post about releasing a Tesla Financial Model on GitHub*. It occurred to me an analysis of my Tesla financial model would be useful. I can’t expect everyone to download it. I was able to work and create a simple macro that copied and pasted the Monte Carlo […]

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Audi e-tron Supports Solar Nanogrid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:46:26 +0000

Old(ish) Audi e-tron batteries are getting another life in India. In Uttar Pradesh, a German-Indian startup founded by Berlin-based Prodip Chatterjee, Nunam, has turned two Audi e-tron battery modules into the storage medium for a solar nanogrid. But how far can two battery modules go? Apparently, quite far in Uttar Pradesh. “The prototype currently allows […]

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Do Solar Panels Need Cleaning & Maintenance? The What, How, How Often, When, & Why

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 16:05:44 +0000

You got your rooftop solar array, you’re stoked with your zeroed-out electric bill, and you’ve plugged in your EV to drive on sunshine. Then one month, you notice your electric bill gets a little bit greater than zero. Then the next month, same thing. You do what most normal people would do — blame your […]

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Some In California Want To Slow Rooftop Solar Adoption — Does That Make Sense?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 01:18:57 +0000

California has more solar power installed than any other state — by far. It is also first in terms of percentage of the state’s electricity coming from solar, and third for solar power capacity per capita. Some are questioning if there’s too much solar power on the grid and joining the grid to keep incentivizing […]

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India’s Tata Power Launches SOLAROOF Campaign

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 18:05:42 +0000

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power utility, and it is putting more of its weight behind solar now — rooftop solar, no less. It is running a nationwide ad campaign — in both digital and print media — title SOLAROOF. The campaign is not just for residential buyers, but also for commercial, industrial, and […]

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Tesla To Build A City, Or Even Hundreds Of “Tesla Cities”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:37:56 +0000

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop. As if mass-market electric & autonomous cars, record-low battery prices & record-low rooftop solar prices, dozens of gigafactories, jaw-dropping & jaw-deforming acceleration, electric semi trucks & cybertrucks, reusable rockets, tunnel-boring machines, Starlink satellites, and a mission to Mars weren’t enough, Elon Musk has now […]

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World Bank Offers $100 Million Credit Guarantee For Rooftop Solar Power In India

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 02:30:08 +0000

The World Bank has offered a new assistance package for the development of rooftop solar power projects in India. According to media reports, the World Bank will offer $648 million in funding assistance for the installation of rooftop solar power projects in the small and medium scale company segment. This package includes a credit guarantee […]

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India’s Tata Power Announces Blockchain-Based P2P Solar Power Trading Pilot

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 02:13:08 +0000

Indian utilities have announced the launch of a third pilot project for peer-to-peer trading of solar power based on blockchain technology. Tata Power Delhi announced that it will collaborate with Australia-based Power Ledger to launch a pilot project where prosumers can trade solar power with neighbouring buildings. The pilot will cover 150 sites with prosumers […]

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Solar Is Cheapest Electricity In History, U.S. DOE Aims To Cut Costs 60% By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 05:37:13 +0000

Solar power costs have dropped to a record low — for the world, in all of history. However, we need them to go lower.

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