Tesla Powerpack Stories June 21

Tesla’s solar and energy storage project with Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) in Hawaii is a perfect example to showcase the company’s new offering in the energy sector.

And it was never clearer than with this newly released drone video of the project. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories June 17

Australia is feeling the need to stabilize its electric grid through energy storage and Tesla is among several companies trying to present their battery packs as ideal solutions.

Now we learn that Tesla has won the latest contract with Transgrid, the company operating the NSW transmission grid, in order to deploy Powerpack stations at several sites across New South Wales. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories June 15

IM Properties, a property manager and industrial developer in UK, announced that it is installing a Tesla Powerpack in one of its building in order to study the potential of completely offsetting their electric utility costs.

If successful, the company hopes to be able to offer a whole new added value to its customers by using Tesla’s Powerpacks and solar energy. expand full story


Tesla Powerpack Stories May 22

Tesla is currently ramping up its energy storage business and it landed an important partner today – Limoneira, one of the leading producers of lemons, avocados, oranges, specialty citrus and other crops. expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories May 12

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 Powerpack Stories March 31

As we reported yesterday, Tesla’s energy division is about to ramp up quickly with the deployment of another 50 MW/200 MWh of Powerpack projects.

In a new and updated patent application, Tesla explains how these grid-tied projects are using its Powerpacks and inverters for what the company describes as a scalable “turnkey” solution. expand full story


Tesla Powerpack Stories March 30

While the attention over Tesla’s energy storage division has been directed toward Australia due the company’s bid to quickly deploy energy storage in order to solve the country’s energy crisis, they are still active stateside and investments go both ways.

Macquarie Capital, an Australian investment firm, announced this week that it secured financing with CIT bank to deploy 50 MW of Tesla Powerpack 2 with Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS). The projects will again be used for grid services by Southern California Edison (SCE). expand full story

Tesla Powerpack Stories March 13

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 Powerpack Stories March 10

With the confidence of a well-oiled pizza shop, Elon Musk “seriously” said that Tesla could deliver a more than 100 MWh Powerpack project to Australia in 100 days – or it will be free.

The promise is a clear show of confidence from the CEO in Tesla and Panasonic’s new battery production at the Gigafactory in Nevada. expand full story


Tesla Powerpack Stories March 9

At the launch of the Tesla Powerwall 2 in Australia yesterday, Lyndon Rive, SolarCity’s former CEO who is now Tesla’s Vice President of Energy products since the acquisition, said that the company is in talks with local utilities to quickly deploy large-scale energy storage.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently declared a national energy emergency as parts of the country were under prolonged power outages due to its unstable grid. expand full story

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