Tesla Powerwall Gets New Competition in Anker SOLIX Home Energy Storage Battery

Credit to Author: Chris Boylan| Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2023 14:08:21 +0000

Anker's SOLIX All-in-One home energy storage module can store up to 180 kWh of electricity.Home solar power systems are super useful in reducing consumers’ energy costs and carbon footprints. But solar power becomes much more practical and impactful with the addition of home energy storage (i.e., really big batteries). With the addition of big batteries, a solar power system can allow homeowners to completely shift their electricity usage to […]

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PG&E Will Test Tesla & Sonnen Virtual Power Plant Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 12:10:25 +0000

virtual power plantPG&E will test two types of virtual power plant technology this summer to determine which is best for supporting the utility grid.

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Tesla Electric — New Electricity Plan From Tesla

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:51:50 +0000

Tesla has launched a new division, or perhaps we should say a new offering — Tesla Electric. Starting in Texas, this is an electricity plan from Tesla. In other words, Tesla could be your utility. As the company stated in an introductory tweet, “Introducing Tesla Electric, the electricity plan that offers low-cost clean energy for […]

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Tesla Powerwalls Survive Hours Underwater In Hurricane Ian

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2022 11:10:30 +0000

Tesla Solar Roof and PowerwallThis Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall stood up to the challenge of Hurricane Ian in Florida last week. And how about those hot new Virtual Power Plants?

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25,000 PG&E & Tesla Customers Invited To Form World’s Largest Distributed Battery To Support Electric Grid Reliability

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 03:30:49 +0000

OAKLAND, California — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Tesla Inc. have launched a new pilot program that creates a virtual power plant, to help support electric grid reliability and save customers money. On June 22, Tesla invited approximately 25,000 PG&E customers with Powerwalls to join the VPP and help form the world’s largest […]

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Tesla Invites New Round Of Californians To Enroll In Virtual Power Plant

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 21:18:04 +0000

virtual power plantThrough the Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP) pilot, participants will receive $2 for every additional kWh their Powerwall delivers during an event.

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Diving Into Tesla’s 60+ Pages Of PUCT Filings

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 18:10:05 +0000

Tesla has over 60 pages of Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) filings that have recently been shared publicly, and we’re about to dive into them. Grab some water and a coffee and let’s go. Tesla and its team, including its US Energy Markets Policy Lead, Arushi Sharma Frank, have been working hard to help […]

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Tesla’s Helping Australian Bushfire Victims

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 04:14:07 +0000

Wildfires in AustraliaTesla is helping Australian bushfire victims with its part in the collective efforts alongside 5B, a solar provider in Sydney, and Mike Cannon-Brooks, the founder of Atlassian. The goal is to install solar panels and batteries in towns that have lost power completely due to the devastating bushfires of 2019–

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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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