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Tesla Powerwall Keeps A Remote Home Powered Through 42-Hour Utility Outage

October 22nd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

A Northern California man in PG&E's electrical service territory had his electricity turned off by the utility for high wildfire risk for a full 42 hours yet was able to run his home on his Tesla Powerwall for the entire duration. The Powerwall installed in the remote home came out at the other end of the 42-hour outage with 9% charge remaining


Your Air Conditioner May Be Lying To You

July 26th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Japan’s Consumer Agency has published information relating to 11 separate air conditioner manufacturing companies, regarding inappropriate energy usage rate displays. The eleven companies (who remain unnamed as of yet) conducted A/C capacity tests and calculated energy use to display to the consumer, who is generally unaware of how much air flows through the unit or how much energy is used



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