Category: Tesla
New Tesla Gigafactory Permits Reveal Plan to Build a Microgrid Lab

New Tesla Gigafactory Permits Reveal Plan to Build a Microgrid Lab

Tesla's Model 3 EV sdan is due to launch tomorrow, but solar PV energy storage and renewable/hybrid microgrids also loom large in Tesla's strategic plans as it continues to play a ...

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Tesla-SolarCity Swoops In On Nascent Island Microgrid Market

Tesla-SolarCity Swoops In On Nascent Island Microgrid Market

Successive news announcements makes it clear that Tesla-SolarCity has had its eyes on island solar-storage microgrids for quite some time.

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A Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid at a South Pacific Resort Collects SEANZ Award For PowerSmart

A Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid at a South Pacific Resort Collects SEANZ Award For PowerSmart

PowerSmart garnered two first-prize awards at the Solar Electricity Association of New Zealand's annual conference, one for an off-grid solar PV-energy stoarge min-grid being ...

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Postcard From the Future?  Ta’u Island Ditches Diesel With Tesla-SolarCity Microgrid

Postcard From the Future? Ta’u Island Ditches Diesel With Tesla-SolarCity Microgrid

In 'Before The Flood,' Elon Musk tells Leonardo DiCaprio that just 100 Gigafactories would be enough to move the entire world to sustainable energy.  While critics scoffed, Tesla ...

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Elon Musk Explains Why The Tesla-SolarCity Merger Is All About Microgrids

Elon Musk Explains Why The Tesla-SolarCity Merger Is All About Microgrids

Tesla offered to buy SolarCity last week for $2.8 billion, causing confusion and criticism from some TESLA shareholders who saw the offer as a distraction from their core ...

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TESLA Makes Bid To Buy SolarCity To Become Vertically Integrated Clean Energy Company

TESLA Makes Bid To Buy SolarCity To Become Vertically Integrated Clean Energy Company

TESLA made a surprise offer today to acquire SolarCity in an effort to become a vertically-integrated clean energy provider.  Noting that their mission has always been ...

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SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity announced it had chosen sister company Tesla's Powerpack to provide 52MWh of energy storage for what's billed as the U.S.' first utility-scale solar PV-energy storage ...

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Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Readies Launch of 2 SHINES Solar-Storage Pilot Projects

Austin Energy's SHINES pilot projects are to pave the way toward a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $0.14/kWh for solar PV systems that employ advanced Li-ion battery-based ...

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Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

Solar-Storage On the Rise in Europe as Solar Tax Credits And Feed-in Tariffs Fall

The declining costs of battery storage technologies (Li-ion in particular) and ratcheting down of solar tax credits and feed-in tariffs (FiTs) is enhancing the financial ...

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Veridian Microgrid To Combine Tesla Powerwall, EV Charging, and Solar Using Opus One Software

Veridian Microgrid To Combine Tesla Powerwall, EV Charging, and Solar Using Opus One Software

Veridian Connections announced this week they are rolling out a “virtual power plant,” with a new microgrid system.  The southern Ontario utility says the microgrid project ...

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