Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Clean Power

Tesla China Launches Its 1st Solar, Storage, & Supercharging Station

Earlier today, I saw some tweets from Jay in Shanghai with some exciting news about Tesla’s newest achievements in China with solar and Supercharging. Jay stated that the first Tesla solar + Powerwall + Supercharger deployment in China would be announced today. The project is Tesla China’s Energy Storage and Charging Integration Project in Lhasa, Tibet, China. It’s a three-in-one Tesla station that has Supercharging powered by solar PV panels and Powerwalls.

Earlier today, as promised, Tesla China officially launched the new station and Jay pointed out that Lhasa has an average of 3,000 or more hours of light throughout the year. He also said that this is the first of many such stations for Tesla in China. The Standard reported that the new charging station will generate power from sunlight and store it in the energy storage facilities for EVs to charge.

CNEVPost gave a few more details, noting that Lhasa has an altitude of 3,650 meters, and with over 3,000 hours of sunlight throughout the year, it’s one of the cities with the longest average sunshine hours in China. The article also noted that just over a decade ago, solar stoves and solar water heaters were commonly used by Lhasa residents and solar energy has become an important source of energy for day-to-day life. In 2020, Lhasa saw the completion of its first solar central heating project.

Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality and cleantech news coverage? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.
Don't want to miss a cleantech story? Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!
Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.
Written By

Johnna owns less than one share of $TSLA currently and supports Tesla's mission. She also gardens, collects interesting minerals and can be found on TikTok


You May Also Like


How have the two Tesla Master Plans held up to time and tech advances? What should be in a Tesla Master Plan 3?


In Tesla’s 2nd quarter report released a few hours ago, the company provided an update on vehicle delivery growth, rooftop solar installation growth, Supercharger...


OAKLAND, California — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Tesla Inc. have launched a new pilot program that creates a virtual power plant,...

Energy Storage

Through the Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP) pilot, participants will receive $2 for every additional kWh their Powerwall delivers during an event.

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.