Tesla & Elon Musk Take A Stand For California Homeowners Who Want Solar

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 20:16:05 +0000

It seems that the California Public Utilities Commission wants to tax homeowners for making use of the sun’s existence. I wrote about this last month, noting that the state’s $8 per kilowatt solar tax would punish homeowners for using clean energy, but I’m just a girl living far away in Louisiana whose voice probably doesn’t matter […]

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Tesla Reaches Job Target For Buffalo Gigafactory, Avoids $41.2 Million Penalty

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 23:00:59 +0000

In February 2020, before Covid came to the US, I wrote this article predicting that Tesla would most likely meet its April hiring deadline for its plant in Buffalo, NY. I think that this was one of the key pieces of news that had people up in arms (at least on Twitter) before the pandemic, […]

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Little House Brewing Company Gets A New Tesla Solar Roof

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 04:30:47 +0000

Little House Brewing Company, a microbrewery in downtown Chester, Connecticut, took to Twitter to share its news of a new Tesla solar roof. The company shared that this had been a dream of theirs since well before they opened. Adding a special thank you to the team at Tesla Solar, they noted that it was […]

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Tesla Energy Ventures Will Provide Retail Electric Services In Texas

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 06:30:54 +0000

According to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Tesla Energy Ventures, a subsidiary of Tesla, will provide retail electric services throughout the area serviced by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). In August, Tesla Energy Ventures applied for the Option 1 Texas retail electric provider certificate and wanted to use the trade name Tesla. […]

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Tesla’s Horde Of Megapacks Is The Beginning Of The End Of Fossil Fuel Dependence

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 21:59:34 +0000

Tesla has a horde of Megapacks, a total of 157 units, being prepared for delivery to its energy customers. This is the beginning of the end of fossil fuel dependence. Yes, we have a long ways to go before we are fully recovered from our dependence on fossil fuels, but this is an incredible step […]

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Genex Power Will Use 40 Tesla Megapacks For Bouldercombe Battery Project

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 03:15:53 +0000

Genex Power, which is focused on developing a portfolio of renewable energy generation and storage projects across Australia, has announced the execution of a supply agreement contract with Tesla for its Bouldercombe Battery Project in Queensland. The company noted that the Tesla energy storage devices are some of the best products available on the market […]

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Tesla Powerpack Batteries Installed At World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Park

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 01:53:54 +0000

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced the inauguration of a pilot project for energy storage at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park this week. The project has a power capacity of 1.21 MW and an energy capacity of 8.61 MWh. DEWA is using Tesla’s Powerpack batteries. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, […]

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Is Tesla Becoming a Threat to the World’s Biggest Utilities?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 03:00:41 +0000

Tesla is at the forefront of this trend. It sells not only solar panels, but also battery storage systems for residential (Powerwall), commercial (Powerpack) and utility-scale (Megapack) applications. Another piece of the puzzle is Autobidder, a software product that provides “a real-time trading and control platform” to enable independent power producers to make battery assets available to the grid as DERs.

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