Tesla’s energy division is deploying a new Powerpack project in Weld County, Colorado, where it could save ratepayers and the local utility as much as $1 million per year. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories October 14
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Tesla Energy Stories July 18
Ever since Tesla took over SolarCity to become part of Tesla Energy, the deployment of solar power has been slowing down gradually for a series of reasons ranging from a restructuring to market changes.
Now Tesla is looking at a shift as it claims that demand is not a problem and now they need to increase production. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories June 22
Last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a vague plan to flatten management and restructure the company in order to achieve profitability during the second half of the year.
We now have a better idea of what the restructuring entails after Musk announced last week that Tesla is laying off about 9% of its workforce.
Now we’ve learned about the impact of the restructuring on Tesla’s Energy. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories June 3
Tesla is apparently significantly ramping up its effort to help rebuild the power grid in Puerto Rico after it was destroyed by hurricanes last year.
After having completed hundreds of energy storage project on the islands in the last few months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk now says that they have ‘about 11,000’ energy storage projects underway in Puerto Rico, which means something big is in the work. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories February 1
Since Tesla acquired SolarCity, they have shut down several of the solar installer’s marketing efforts in order to focus on using its own car showroom to promote their solar and energy storage products.
But there’s one marketing effort that they are sticking to and even expanding: a deal with Home Depot. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories January 19
Ever since Tesla launched its own ‘Tesla Energy’ division to address the energy storage and generation side of the electric vehicle revolution, several automakers have launched similar programs.
Audi becomes the latest with its ‘Smart Energy Network’. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories May 12, 2017
Tesla has already been offering energy storage services to electric utilities with the Powerpack – like its 80 MWh Powerpack station with Southern California Edison.
But now, the company announces that it will be bundling its residential energy storage product, the Powerwall, with the Powerpack to create “a single resource of shared energy.” expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories March 13, 2017
Last week, we reported on Tesla’s Vice President of Energy products Lyndon Rive confirming that the company is in talks with local utilities to quickly deploy large-scale energy storage in Australia in order to address their current energy crisis.
CEO Elon Musk is now involved and they seem to have made progress over the weekend after talking with government officials. expand full story
Tesla Energy Stories January 30, 2017
Last week, we reported that Tesla quietly brought online its massive 80 MWh Powerpack station on Southern California Edison‘s grid a few weeks back. The two companies are now officially inaugurating the project at the Mira Loma substation today and Tesla CTO JB Straubel made a few comments about the company’s growing stationary energy storage business. expand full story