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

Tesla Powerpack Stories May 29

A large Tesla Powerpack project has been quietly deployed at a new large solar project in Arizona in partnership with NextEra Energy Resources and Salt River Project (SRP). expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories May 14

Tesla has unveiled yet another new large Powerpack energy storage project and this time, it’s going to be used as a virtual power plant for grid balancing in Europe. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories May 11

Tesla’s giant Powerpack battery in Australia has been in operation for about 6 months now and we are just starting to discover the magnitude of its impact on the local energy market.

A new report now shows that it reduced the cost of the grid service that it performs by 90% and it has already taken a majority share of the market. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories May 5

Tesla has recently deployed several very large energy storage projects, but a new one could apparently dwarf them all.

There was an important detail that came out of Tesla’s Q1 conference call but was mostly overlooked: Elon Musk teased a potential giant 1 GWh energy storage project, which would make it the biggest in the world by a wide margin, to be announced soon. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories April 30

With the help of an Irish energy company, Tesla is deploying a large Powerpack system at a glass container factory in Scotland in order to avoid any downtime due to power outages and take advantage of lower electricity rates when demand is not high on the grid. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories April 10

Tesla’s energy division has been on a roll lately and it has now secured another Powerpack project – this time at a wind farm operated by BP’s wind energy division in South Dakota. expand full story

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