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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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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Tesla’s Policy Lead Testifies At PUCT Open Meeting As Tesla Focuses On Supporting The Texas Grid

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 17:28:35 +0000

Tesla's Policy Lead Testifies At PUCT Open Meeting As Tesla Focuses On Supporting The Texas GridTesla’s US Energy Markets Policy Lead, Arushi Sharma Frank, was recently asked to testify at a Public Utility Commission of Texas Open Meeting. A photo of Frank wearing an LFDECARB tee shirt popped up on Twitter. The tee shirt itself is a message focused on decarbonization by the group Bros for Decarbonization. You can learn […]

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ERCOT & Tesla: How Virtual Power Plants Can Help Texas Electricity Grid & Save Lives

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 03:40:12 +0000

Tesla ERCOT VPP workshopTesla held a virtual power plant (VPP) workshop for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on May 31. Gail Alfar, the writer at What’s Up Tesla?, attended and shared her thoughts. Also in May, Tesla made a request for Powerwall owners in Texas to opt into the Tesla ERCOT Demonstration to show the utility exactly […]

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Australian Grid Hits 50% Renewables For First Time

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 21:01:24 +0000

Tesla Virtual Power Plant South AustraliaFor a brief 10 minute period last week, 5 Australian states were powered by more than 50% renewable energy. Despite the idiocy of the national government, renewables are becoming a bigger and bigger part of Australia’s energy future.

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Nothing Succeeds Like Success — Tesla Virtual Power Plant In South Australia Could Expand To 50,000 Homes

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 03:57:41 +0000

The Tesla virtual power plant experiment in South Australia has been an overwhelming success. Soon it may be expanded from about 1,400 homes to 50,000 homes.

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