Tesla Powerwall Stories April 20

Tesla is launching an updated version of its mobile app and ‘My Tesla’ website today in order to add ‘Powerwall 2‘ and solar system integration.

The new features enable Tesla Powerwall and home solar owners to monitor and manage the “power flow” of their systems directly from the Tesla app – the same one they use to manage their Model S or X if they have one. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall Stories April 1

Before Tesla acquired SolarCity, both companies were starting to work with home builders to incorporate their products directly in new homes. Since the acquisition, they joined their efforts to include battery packs and solar panels in new constructions.

Now we learn that a home builder decided to make the Tesla Powerwall 2 standard in every new home they build. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall 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


Tesla Powerwall Stories March 2

The arrival of the Tesla Powerwall 2 is highly anticipated in the home energy storage and solar market since the unveiling of the product in October 2016.

When it first unveiled the Powerwall 2, Tesla released specs for two versions, a DC version like the first generation Powerwall, and a new AC version with an integrated inverter developed in-house. We now learn that Tesla is discontinuing the DC version everywhere but in America. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall Stories February 21

We reported on Nick Pfitzner just over a year ago when he became one of the first people to have a Tesla Powerwall in Australia. After now over a year of ownership, Nick shared his experience just as a lot more people are considering installing home energy storage now that the market expanded with new products, including the upcoming Tesla Powerwall 2. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall Stories February 17

When unveiling its second generation home energy storage system, Powerwall 2, last October, Tesla announced that production would start at the Gigafactory in December 2016 for the first deliveries in the US in January 2017. Other markets were set to follow soon after. Tesla later updated its delivery estimate to February in the US.

We can now report that Powerwall 2 production is about to ramp up after early battery production at the Gigafactory was dedicated to Powerpack projects. expand full story


Tesla Powerwall Stories February 2

Tesla has an interesting new partner to distribute the Powerwall home battery pack and to deploy Powerpack energy storage systems.

A group of Texas-based entrepreneurs and investors are launching a new sustainable home improvement store chain to compete with Home Depot. It’s called TreeHouse and they partnered with Tesla to distribute the Powerwall. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall Stories December 27, 2016

In my opinion, Tesla is currently by far the most interesting tech company to follow and 2016 was its most exciting year yet. I think the highlights are clear: Model 3 unveil event, introduction of Autopilot 2.0 on all cars, which could enable fully self-driving capability, and finally the unveiling of the solar roof products.

While 2016 was a year of unveilings, 2017 will be a year of execution for Tesla. The company plans to bring all those promising products that it unveiled in 2016 to market, and it also plans to announce a few more. expand full story

Tesla Powerwall Stories November 12, 2016

When Tesla announced its latest round of its referral program last month, the company revealed prizes for obtaining 2, 3, 5 and 10 qualifying referrals. The company has now updated the list of prizes to add one for 7+ qualifying referrals: a new ‘Founders series’ red Powerwall 2 signed by Tesla’s top brass. expand full story


Tesla Powerwall Stories October 28, 2016

We were live at Universal Studios in Los Angeles today for Tesla’s unveiling of its new integrated energy solution with ‘solar roof and Powerwall’. For the event, Tesla and SolarCity retrofitted with the new solar roof solutions a bunch of houses used for film and tv sets by Universal Studios.

The company surprised everyone with not only one solar roof, but several new solar roof options, including designs that look like Textured Glass Tile, Slate Glass Tile, Tuscan Glass Tile, and Smooth Glass Tile. expand full story

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