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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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Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2020 Edition)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 14:00:59 +0000

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced residential energy storage systems in the world, and it all starts with the batteries. The leadership highlights the fact that Tesla is not only a carmaker, but also a major battery company that sells its batteries in a variety of form factors, including cars like the Model 3 and stationary energy products like the Powerwall

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Why the 2010s Were a Definitive Decade for Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 04:03:12 +0000

The post Why the 2010s Were a Definitive Decade for Power appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Every one of the 13 decades that POWER magazine has been in print has been definitive for electric generation technology, policy, and business in some significant way, but few have been as transformative as the 2010s. The decade opened just as the global economy began to crawl toward recovery from a historically unprecedented downturn that […]

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7 Challenges for Global Energy Transformation — Rocky Mountain Institute Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 01:02:30 +0000

Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019 | By Rocky Mountain Institute“Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019,” a report by Rocky Mountain Institute, was launched during three connected international events in Delhi, Beijing, and New York that convened the world’s leading energy stakeholders and catalysts to kickstart a global effort to accelerate the energy transition and mitigate the climate crisis

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2 Tesla Powerwalls + Solar Power + Tesla Model 3 = True Energy Freedom

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:17:04 +0000

Fully Charged just released another very informative video about sustainable living. They make many videos about electric vehicles and this one includes an EV, a Tesla Model 3, but it’s more about how Tesla’s Powerwalls operate when paired with a rooftop solar system. Robert Llewellyn, the founder of Fully Charged, explains that he received a [&hellip

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Utility Adds 2.5 MW Of Demand Response Capabilities With Very Unusual “Batteries”

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 11:00:52 +0000

Hawaiian Electric (HECO) recently added 2.5MW of grid services to its grid, allowing it to store energy during peak solar and wind production periods, and did so without any traditional batteries, flywheels, or pumped hydro. Even better, the hardware required is very minimal, and in fact, most of it already exists in every residential grid in the world

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Solar, Storage, & EV Charging: The Holy Trinity Of Home Energy Management At #SPI2019

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:26:18 +0000

Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers. We’ve been diving into some of the companies we talked with, but having covered SPI for several years now, we wanted to highlight one of the newer arrivals at the show: electric vehicles

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Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:52:11 +0000

Tesla has kicked off a new initiative with progressive Vermont utility Green Mountain Power that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. The new program mirrors Tesla’s new tiered approach to solar rentals and loans, but with the addition of two Tesla Powerwalls to each system for an extra fee of $30 per month

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472 Vehicle-To-Grid Smart Chargers Coming To The Netherlands

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 02:44:32 +0000

The Dutch government states that a more stable electric grid, better use of renewable energy, and making money with your battery electric car (BEV) are the reasons it is promoting the use of smart chargers, which are able to invert the flow of the current to go from the car battery back into the grid

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sonnen & Wasatch Group Launch Largest Residential Virtual Power Plant — 12.6 MWh

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 17:40:31 +0000

A new community of apartments in Herriman, Utah is being built from the ground up with a next generation energy storage system thanks to 12.6 megawatt-hours of sonnen’s ecoLinx battery systems. The new system will aggregate the energy storage and power output capabilities of 600 of sonnen’s 20 kWh ecoLinx intelligent energy storage units installed across the community into a single virtual power plant

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