Energy

Tesla’s giant ‘Virtual Power Plant’ made of 50k homes and Powerwalls enters 2nd phase

Tesla's ambitious plan to establish a 250 MW/650 MWh "Virtual Power Plant" in South Australia is moving to its second…

Tesla Solar Roof long-term review: Insights from a homeowner’s journey with Elon Musk’s solar tiles

If recent announcements by Tesla are any indication, the Solar Roof tiles will see a production ramp next year. Unveiled…

Tesla patent hints at stunning colored Solar Roof tiles with zero compromises

Elon Musk recently noted on Twitter that Tesla would be prioritizing the production of its Solar Roof tiles this coming…

Tesla Energy steps forward with Solar Roof production ramp at Gigafactory 2

Over the course of this year, Tesla's executives such as CEO Elon Musk and CTO JB Straubel have remarked that…

Tesla pushes battery improvements amid renewable energy’s attack on coal

In the spirit of constant innovation, Tesla's batteries and energy storage products continue to see improvements over time. From improving…

Tesla Energy takes part in CA’s record-breaking 2.2 GWh battery storage project

Tesla Energy is poised to participate in California's initiative to build one of the world's largest battery systems. After a…

Tesla’s Powerpack battery farm starts killing fossil fuel backup plants in Australia

Since going online last year, Tesla's Powerpack farm in South Australia has established a reputation for being a quick, clean,…

Tesla’s big battery in Australia is starting an energy storage movement

Tesla's big battery in South Australia, officially known as the Hornsdale Power Reserve, has been supporting the region's beleaguered energy…

Tesla Energy is quietly setting its sights on peaker plants

Behind the spotlights trained on the Model 3 production ramp and Elon Musk's online behavior, Tesla's Energy business is quietly…

Tesla Supercharger network pitched as charging partner for electric truck startup

Despite admitting that he thinks moats are lame in Tesla's Q1 2018 earnings call, Elon Musk cannot deny that the…

Tesla’s JB Straubel discusses batteries and scalability as new energy storage project is announced

Tesla Energy might not be attracting as much news as the company's electric car business, but it has achieved some…

Tesla under the gun to create jobs at Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, NY as countdown begins

Tesla's Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, NY was dubbed fully complete by state and company officials this past April, starting a…

Tesla Semi spotted during CHP inspection while transporting Gigafactory cargo

Inspectors at the California Highway Patrol commercial truck inspection station were in for a treat Friday afternoon on August 10…

Tesla Q2 earnings call Live Feed: Model 3 progress, cashflow, Q3/Q4 profit

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to take the stage on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 pm PDT (5:30 pm EDT)…

Tesla Solar Roof owner discusses installation price, maintenance, and savings

One of Tesla's first residential Solar Roof customers has provided more details about his recently-installed solar and battery system. In…

New Tesla patent points to safer battery packs with damage-isolating energy system

Details from Tesla's new patent suggests that the company is coming up with a way to make its battery packs…

Tesla Solar Roof tile design and installation showcased in first responders video

With Tesla ramping the production of its residential battery and solar products, Solar Roof installations are bound to become more…

Tesla Powerpacks aid Samoa’s transition to 100% renewable energy

The island nation of Samoa is continuing its effort to convert from diesel-reliant powerplants to 100% renewable energy with the…

Tesla is currently ‘aggressively ramping’ energy business, says CTO JB Straubel

Amid rising competition in the residential solar market from rivals such as SunRun, Tesla CTO JB Straubel stated that Tesla…

Tesla solar factory in NY caught in the crossfire of Buffalo Billion corruption case

A high-profile developer connected to Tesla's solar factory in Buffalo, NY was convicted last Thursday of rigging the bids for…