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 Powerpack Stories October 14
Tesla Powerpack Stories September 24
We have already seen several pieces of evidence that Tesla’s massive Powerpack battery project in Australia is quite financially successful, but now we get all the numbers as Neoen, Tesla’s partner in the project, files for IPO.
The giant battery cost ~$66 million and it reportedly already made up to $17 million during the first ~6 months of operation. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories September 15
Tesla’s energy division has deployed a new Powerpack project in Florida, apparently the first of its size in the state, to protect the University of South Florida against blackouts. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories August 31
Internet retail giant Amazon is looking to add energy storage to one of its facilities in the UK and it is proposing to work with Tesla to deploy Powerpacks at the location. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories August 15
Tesla’s energy division is on a roll when it comes to large battery projects, especially in Australia since the success of its giant battery system in in the country.
Now we learn that Tesla won another contract for a massive battery system project to deploy Powerpacks at another wind farm in Australia. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories July 25
One of Tesla’s earliest microgrid projects with Powerpacks was deployed in American Samoa and now the company deployed two bigger systems in order to help the country of Samoa transition their energy production from the more expensive and polluting fossil fuels, like diesel, to renewable energy. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories June 29
For the past few months, Tesla and CEO Elon Musk have been teasing a giant battery project that would dwarf even the company’s 129 MWh Powerpack project in Australia.
Today, we learn that Tesla is working with PG&E on a massive battery system with a capacity of “up to 1.1 GWh” in California. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories June 12
The success of Tesla’s giant battery project in South Australia has attracted a lot of attention, especially from grid and energy asset operators.
It led to Tesla winning contracts for other energy projects across the country and it now started to deliver Powerpacks for one of those new projects. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories June 5
Tesla has been slowly deploying its solar products and energy storage systems on its own charging network in order to have their fleet drive on solar power, but the same products can also benefit all other electric vehicles.
With that mindset, a company in the Netherlands just added Tesla Powerpacks to a universal charging station with solar arrays in order to allow local EV owners to drive on sunlight day or night. expand full story
Tesla Powerpack Stories June 1
One of the coolest features of Tesla’s vehicles is that they can get over-the-air software updates that enable Tesla to remotely roll out bug fixes and new features.
The automaker is apparently applying the same strategy to its energy product as it starts rolling out a new software update for its Powerpacks. expand full story