Tesla To Let Owners Be Utility Peaker Plants & Make Money, Speculates Gali

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:27:31 +0000

HyperChange’s Galileo Russell (Gali) has been on the leading edge of trying to figure out all the things that Tesla will announce on Battery Day next month (or whenever it happens)

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Rumors Suggest Ground Breaking Battery News From Tesla Coming Soon

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 14:50:52 +0000

Battery breakthroughs from Jeff Dahn and CATL could see cell prices fall below $60 per kWh in the near future.

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We Should Drive EVs To Use Extra Electricity Capacity

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 21:07:51 +0000

The need to decarbonize our economy presents new opportunities to increase electricity demand beneficially. And doing that — particularly by electrifying transportation — has never been cheaper or easier to do than it is now

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Electric Trucks, Buses, & Fast Chargers Need Innovative Electricity Rates From Utilities

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:05:21 +0000

Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot — or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station — should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. Fortunately, a newly-released report explains how utilities can remedy that mismatch by offering rates designed for commercial EV charging

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Tesla Updates Powerwall Software For Easier EV Charging During A Blackout

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 14:25:20 +0000

Tesla Powerwall appTesla has updated its Powerwall app to allow direct control of how much stored energy is devoted to charging a car and how much is reserved go power a home.

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Tesla Updates Powerwall Software For Easier EV Changing During A Blackout

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 14:25:20 +0000

Tesla Powerwall appTesla has updated its Powerwall app to allow direct control of how much stored energy is devoted to charging a car and how much is reserved go power a home.

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Tesla Virtual Power Plant In Australia Outperforms Expectations

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:17:13 +0000

The Tesla virtual power plant in South Australia is only 2% complete but already it has proven its worth many times over while lowering utility bills for many customers.

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Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:06:23 +0000

The post Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The report—COVID-19 Bulk System Impacts: Demand Impacts and Operational and Control Center Practices—was released on March 27. It reviews […]

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Atom Power’s Intelligent Circuit Breakers Lay The Foundation For The Next Generation Electrical System

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 22:30:14 +0000

Atom SwitchRyan Kennedy, the CEO of Atom Power, believes his solid state circuit breaker is primed to disrupt not just the world of circuit breakers, but also deliver realtime energy monitoring, control, with a host of software to tune it. We spoke with Ryan about the new second generation Atom Switch to learn about how they are helping modernize the safety and control of electricity in homes around the world today

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