Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:53:19 +0000

This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely

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Is Tesla A Step Closer To The 1 Million-Mile Battery?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:20:57 +0000

In 2019, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had a “1 million-mile battery pack” in the making. He said that it was going into production “next year,” which is now here. Tesla, while in a partnership with physicists from Canada’s Dalhousie University, filed a patent in December for new lithium-ion battery tech

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7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 09:43:36 +0000

Tesla is an innovation powerhouse. As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don’t get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here’s a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven’t covered

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Tesla Wants Your Car & Solar Panels To Have Lasers. Space Lasers Next?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 04:55:49 +0000

laserTesla has patented laser beams that would clean a car’s glass. The patent application is for “Pulsed Laser Cleaning of Debris Accumulated on Glass Articles in Vehicles and Photovoltaic Assemblies.” In other words, these lasers will be for both Tesla vehicles and Tesla solar panels

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Tesla Patents Hinged Solar Roof Tile Mounting Frame With Integrated Wiring

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:17:15 +0000

A new patent reveals that Tesla is continuing to innovate with its solar roof tile installation process. The new patent was granted to Tesla for a hinged frame with integrated wiring that could speed up the physical installation and significantly simplify the wiring required for solar roof tiles, if implemented

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