A lot of Tesla/Puerto Rico news today on Electrek! After our two previous reports, now we learn that Tesla will stop Powerwall shipments to installers engaging in price gouging in Puerto Rico. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories October 6
Tesla Powerwall Stories September 29
Earlier this month, we reported on survivors of hurricane Irma, which hit the islands of Caribbean communities, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, writing ‘SEND TESLA’ with the debris of their destroyed home.
At the time, we couldn’t be sure what they meant, but now we have a better idea since Tesla confirmed that have been sending hundreds of battery packs to power outage-ridden Puerto Rico. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories September 28
As we reported just yesterday, Tesla Powerwall 2 installations finally start to accelerate.
Now Tesla unveils the red ‘Founder series’ Powerwall 2 and prepares deliveries for the winners of the referral program. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories September 27
After Tesla unveiled and started taking orders for Powerwall 2 almost a year ago, the deployment of the company’s new home battery pack has been fairly slow.
Now it looks like it’s finally starting to accelerate as the company dominates the market in California and starts to expand. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories September 5
Tesla unveiled and started taking orders for Powerwall 2, its latest generation of home battery packs, almost a year ago (October 2016). As we reported at the time, the product at that price point was a game changer in the residential energy storage market.
Yet, installations are still very limited in the US today as thousands of reservation holders are still waiting.
Now it looks like Tesla is finally expanding the reach of the highly anticipated product. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories August 25
Tesla has been slowly ramping up production of the Powerwall 2, the latest generation of its home battery pack. A lot of reservation holders are still waiting for the device, but Tesla started installations in a select few markets.
One of those lucky homeowners has been sharing his experience in a series of interesting videos. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories June 9
Australia is currently one of the largest markets for energy storage, which is why it’s not surprising that it is one of the first to receive Tesla’s Powerwall 2 home battery pack, albeit late.
We have learned that the first installations have started down under and one of the first homeowners to receive the device gave an account of the process. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories June 6
Most energy industry watchers saw the growth of energy storage to be inevitable in order to support renewable energy growth and to stabilize the grid, but deployment had been slow until now.
Several new projects coming online during the first quarter 2017 made it the first significant deployment of energy storage in the US to date: 234 megawatt-hours of energy storage. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall Stories May 22
Ever since the acquisition of SolarCity, Tesla has been looking to create synergies between its energy producing products, solar panels and now solar roof tiles, its energy storing products, Powerwalls and Powerpacks, and its energy-consuming products, its electric vehicles.
The latest synergy effort will take the form an in-car app for monitoring power generation – confirmed CEO Elon Musk. expand full story
Tesla Powerwall 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