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Tesla Virtual Power Plant’s success prompts officials to plan major expansion in South Australia

The popularity of South Australia's Tesla-powered Virtual Power Plant (VPP) initiative which began last year is now over-subscribed, according to…

Tesla Megapack targets utilities with massive 3MWh plug ‘n play battery

After Tesla's worldwide success with Powerpack battery grid installations, the company has now designed and engineered a new battery product…

Tesla extends ‘bug bounty’ to energy products, increases payout by 50%

In its continued pursuit of making the most secure internet-connected vehicles on the road, Tesla is upping the ante of…

Big Auto is copying Tesla, and not just its cars

Electric vehicles are part of a sustainable energy/transportation ecosystem that also includes charging infrastructure, smart grid technology and renewable energy.…

Tesla to end Home Depot partnership as it closes 12 solar facilities: report

Tesla is closing around a dozen of its solar facilities across nine states in the United States. The closures of…

Elon Musk pushes more Tesla battery installs as blackout hits Puerto Rico

Amid Puerto Rico's recent islandwide blackout, Elon Musk stated that the Tesla team would be working to expand its existing…

Tesla says its SA battery response time is too fast for utility billing system

Tesla’s 100 MW/129MWh Powerpack system near Jamestown in South Australia is proving to be so quick in providing backup power…

Tesla Powerpack batteries help Philippines town end longtime power crisis

Tesla has deployed its Powerpack batteries to the Philippines, helping a local solar company construct a 2MW/2MWh micro-grid for the…

Tesla’s virtual power plant under fire from South Australia’s new premier

Tesla’s plans of setting up a 250 MW/650 MWh virtual power plant comprised of 50,000 residential homes and Powerwall 2…

Tesla’s South Australia battery is ‘Kim Kardashian’ of energy, says minister

Tesla’s massive South Australia battery installation recently received some harsh words from LNP senator and Minister for Resources Matt Canavan, who likened…

Bee’ah CEO discusses Tesla Semi and Powerpacks for clean energy HQ

Bee’ah Group Chief Executive Officer Khaled Al Huraimel recently talked about the Middle Eastern firm’s clean energy initiatives, including its…

Nova Scotia utility adds Tesla Powerpack in a bid to capture wind energy in intelligent feeder project

Nova Scotia Power recently announced that the testing of industrial-grade Tesla Powerpack batteries at its Elmsdale substation is now underway.…

Tesla to partner with NY utility company on battery storage system

Orange and Rockland Utilities, a utility provider that is part of Consolidated Edison, Inc., recently submitted a proposal to collaborate…

Tesla spurs land grab at Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, 99% sold out

After several companies followed Tesla's lead in its initiative to establish a presence at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, the massive 105,000-acre…

Tesla Powerpack and solar system spotted at SpaceX’s Texas launch site

Tesla Powerpack battery storage units were recently spotted in SpaceX’s launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas. As revealed in a…

Tesla’s success in Australia opens up opportunity for 2nd big battery project in country

Following Tesla's successful deployment of the world’s largest battery in South Australia, carrying out CEO Elon Musk’s 100-day target to…

Tesla powers on massive battery as South Australia prepares for summertime energy demands

Tesla has powered on its world's largest battery at the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia, carrying out CEO Elon…

Tesla has completed its massive battery project in Australia

Elon Musk's vow to install the world’s largest lithium-ion battery storage system in South Australia within a 100-day window has…

First look at Tesla’s largest U.S. Supercharger between LA and Vegas

Following our report that Tesla has opened its first Supercharger station with lounge, food and family amenities, the Silicon Valley-based…

Tesla to support sleepy island’s aging infrastructure with back-up energy solution

Tesla will be supporting Nantucket's aging back-up power system through the installation of a 48MWh Powerpack battery energy storage solution.…