Tesla Megapack Battery Caught On Fire During Neoen’s Testing, No One Injured

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 21:30:52 +0000

For the first time, a Tesla Megapack caught on fire yesterday at the newly registered Victoria Big Battery in Moorabool, which is in the state of Victoria, Australia. News7 Melbourne shared images of one Megapack battery unit that was ablaze. It looks like only two of the giant battery units were affected. Well fuck. That's […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Reflects Openly About The Sustainability Journey

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 03:30:58 +0000

In pursuit of excellence, Elon Musk has embraced the high’s and low’s of business, achieving successes alongside some life disappointments.

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Tesla Installed 85 Megawatts of Rooftop Solar Power in 2nd Quarter, But That Doesn’t Actually Show Demand

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:22:56 +0000

Last quarter, Tesla installed 85 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar power across the United States. That’s up from a mere 26 MW in Q2 2020. Of course, Q2 2020 was plagued by the covid-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns. (Bad pun somewhat intended.) Nonetheless, a more than tripling of solar power installations is a big step […]

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Want A Tesla Megapack? Get In Line And Wait Your Turn.

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:50:20 +0000

In our article about what to expect during this week’s Tesla earnings call, one of the topics we thought would come up was energy storage — Powerwalls and Megapacks — and it did. Elon Musk has said he thinks profits from the energy storage business will one day equal or exceed those from manufacturing cars […]

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Idea For Tesla Energy: Look At Austin’s Whisper Valley For Your Next Solar Neighborhood

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 08:44:36 +0000

Tesla owner Mallory Tompsett lives in the Whisper Valley area of Austin and had an idea for Tesla Energy. The idea is for Tesla to partner or collaborates with Whisper Valley to create another solar neighborhood. Whisper Valley already has three approved solar companies that perform additional installation, and each of these companies is approved […]

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25 Unasked Questions On Tesla’s Q2 Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:24:08 +0000

This was a great quarter for Tesla. Record production, record deliveries, tremendous growth, and excellent margins in a difficult operating environment. I felt some opportunities for questions were missed, though. What’s the status of Model X deliveries this quarter? No one cared about Tesla’s second mass-market product. From the looks of the website, it’s sold […]

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1,000,000 Tesla Powerwalls Per Year, Thinks Elon — He Could Be Right.

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:13:55 +0000

At the end of the Monday, July 26th Tesla Conference call, CEO Elon Musk dropped one of his wild predictions. While talking about the batteries that Tesla will be making and the batteries Tesla will be getting from its suppliers, Elon said they could use them to produce more Powerwalls. Not just a few more, […]

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Installing A Tesla Solar Roof — Review By The American Contractor Show

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 19:09:20 +0000

“The American Contractor Show” has shared its review of the installation of a Tesla Solar Roof. The show is a series of episodes featuring contracting and this episode took a deep dive into the Tesla Solar Roof installation process. Davide Silverstein and American Home Contractors demonstrated just what it takes to install a Tesla Solar […]

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Batteries Batteries — It’s All About The Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:11:31 +0000

By David Waterworth It’s about the batteries, stupid! Hardly a week goes by without a story about new battery developments, new battery chemistries, and the building of new battery factories (or gigafactories). Meanwhile, in the Land Down Under, our stories are about size. Big, bigger, and biggerest.  South Australia is home to the Hornsdale power […]

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Tesla Energy, Brookfield, & Dacra Are Developing A Large-Scale Sustainable Neighborhood In Austin, Texas

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:49:20 +0000

Tesla Energy, Brookfield Asset Management, and Dacra are teaming up to create SunHouse at Easton Park, Brookfield announced. This is the first Tesla Solar neighborhood and will be the nation’s most sustainable residential community, according to the companies. Brookfield and Dacra are combining their real estate experience with Tesla Energy’s products and wisdom to create […]

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