A new ‘Tesla neighborhood’ has launched in Las Vegas with Tesla Powerwalls and solar power in every home.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall owners are showing how their energy products fared in Hurricane Ian after it hit Florida.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has changed requirements for new solar roof projects – they now all require at least one Powerwall per project.Expand Expanding Close
Elon Musk is signaling that Tesla is ramping up Powerwall production and will finally increase the availability of the home battery pack.Expand Expanding Close
Green Mountain Power (GMP), a Vermont electric utility, has quietly built a fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls, and it is saving them a lot of money.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla’s virtual power plant in California had its first emergency response event helping the grid by pooling power from Powerwall owners around the state. The event appears to have been a success as the distributed power plant looks like the future.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla is operating a virtual power plant demonstration in Texas to show the grid authorities the potential of such a product.
But until some rule changes, the company needs the collaboration of local Powerwall owners without compensation.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has sent some Powerwalls to Ukraine in order to help power some “ambulant clinics” in Irpin and Borodyanka. Power has been unreliable since the Russian invasion – making battery packs like Powerwalls super useful.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla produces video showing how to use Powerwall as mobile power station after sending a load of them to Ukraine
Tesla appears to have produced a very interesting video showing how to use a Powerwall as a mobile power station after sending a load of them to Ukraine.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla confirmed an interesting data point: It had 400,000 Storm Watch activations on Powerwall battery packs in 2021. The feature helps homeowners avoid power outages in extreme weather.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla announced a new milestone for its Powerwall: The company has now installed 250,000 units of the residential home battery pack.
Over the last year, Tesla appeared to be accelerating Powerwall deployment.Expand Expanding Close
Bluetti, makers of battery backup systems both large and small, have announced its modular take on the home battery backup. With the Tesla Powerwall only available to solar roof customers (and backorders up the wazoo), many are dipping their toes into vehicle or home backup systems from the likes of Bluetti.
Bluetti has announced its flagship AC300 modular backup system, the B300 modular battery, the Fusion Box Pro to connect staggering power, and also the upgraded AC200 MAX all-in-one unit.
Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla currently has a Powerwall backlog of 80,000 orders, which is worth over $500 million, but it can’t ramp up production to meet that due to the global chip shortage.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla announced today that they have just surpassed 200,000 Powerwalls installed globally.
It means that Tesla installed as many Powerwalls over the last year as it did for the first five years of the home battery pack’s existence.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has released a new software update for Powerwall with better integration with Tesla’s Energy Plan and Virtual Power Plant, as well as a few more features.Expand Expanding Close
Vermont-based electric utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced a new program to use Tesla Autobidder software and Powerwalls in order to replace fossil-fuel-powered power plants, thus helping to balance the grid.Expand Expanding Close
A Tesla Powerwall owner demonstrated what it looks like when you go through a 48-hour power outage with the battery system and solar power.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has now released the specs and the first images of a new Powerwall + installation after the power update announced by Elon Musk last week.Expand Expanding Close
Elon Musk announced that Tesla is going to bundle its solar products, solar roofs and solar panels, with its Powerwall home battery pack going forward.
You are not going to be able to buy one without the other starting next week.Expand Expanding Close
A small new virtual power plant project by Swell Energy has been approved in Queens, New York, and it is going to be powered by Tesla Powerwall.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has stopped taking orders for Powerwall, its home battery pack, if it is not linked to a new solar panel project.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla Powerwalls and other home battery packs are proving extremely useful in the current Texas blackouts following a snowstorm.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla Powerwalls are expected to power a giant new virtual power plant designed by Swell Energy in Hawaii.
Combined with solar, the battery packs are going to create a 80 MW/100 MWh distributed energy system.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla has increased the price of Powerwall, its home battery pack, again – the second time in just a few months.Expand Expanding Close