June 18th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider
To the average American, Tesla is just another topic in the news alongside China, Trump, the weather, terrorism, national disasters, local sports, and celebrity gossip. They have their morning coffee, rush to work, and glance at the news on their phones. Actually, many Americans work rotating shifts. Those shifts may begin at 9:00 PM at night -- and they may not have time to catch up on the news. Unless someone is exposed to Tesla via a customer, fan, or shareholder, they will often only know from what they hear or see in the news
December 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
There have been significant milestones met and exceeded the world over, but also some tremendous failures --- an awkward combination which came together in Australia, where political turmoil and antipathy were bypassed by state-level and independent action to bring about a record year of clean energy investment.
December 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
We spoke with the Frans Nauta, the founder of ClimateLaunchpad, at the Global Grand Final to get the inside scoop on what early stage startup themes were really taking off, which areas he wasn't seeing teams do as much work in, and what keeps him going
October 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The massive 129 kWh Tesla Powerpack installation in South Australia has already been having a strong impact on the region's electricity markets, saving grid operator Neoen and customers an estimated $25 million, or just over ⅓ of the purchase price, in its first year of operation
September 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Amazon is adding a 3.77 GW energy storage component from Tesla as part of a new rooftop PV system at its fulfillment center in Tilbury, UK.
August 29th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Tesla "Big Battery" passed a major test of its capabilities last week after lighting interrupt transmission lines between the states in eastern Australia.
August 6th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla's 129MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) battery in South Australia continues to pull new tricks out of its hat and raking in the savings for South Australian residents along the way
May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has this week launched a $7 million funding initiative that is designed to test and prove how renewable energy technologies can better provide grid stability and security services.
May 15th, 2018 | by George Harvey
With batteries like the Hornsdale Power Reserve, power from solar and wind power will be more valuable, because with battery backup their power can be used to supply an increasing share of baseload power. And that increase in value, which might not necessarily be reflected by an increase in price, makes their power all the more attractive
February 13th, 2018 | by Giles Parkinson
A recent story about the shift of focus from the Tesla big battery of testing and showboating to some serious money-making certainly sparked a lot of interest, as do most stories about this fascinating and important new technology
December 27th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The world's largest grid storage battery built by Tesla and installed in South Australia has been tested twice this month. Both times it reacted so quickly the grid administrator couldn't measure its response time accurately.