#1 most loved electric vehicle, solar, & battery news & analysis site in the world. Support our work today!


Browsing the "Tesla app" Tag

Elon Musk & Tesla Put The Insurance Industry On Notice

July 22nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In Tesla's Q2 2020 earnings call, among many other things, Elon Musk gave updates on Tesla Insurance. Tesla Insurance was formulated as an answer to the high cost of insurance for electric vehicles in some places, and inadequate accounting for Tesla vehicles' superior safety


Tesla Powerwall Saves The Day In SCE Power Outage

June 16th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Our local utility notified us that a power outage with an 8-hour outage window spanning from 9am to 5pm was scheduled for June 3rd. For most people, in a non-pandemic world, that would not be a problem. People are normally at work during the day, so the outage passes by unnoticed


Tesla Model Y Images Appear In Latest Tesla App Update

March 8th, 2020 | by Iqtidar Ali

When a Tesla owner with a tech background found out the latest version of the Tesla Android App was available around a week ago, he just looked at its source using the Android Package Kit (APK) and, voila, what he found was new pictures of the Tesla Model Y added to the app. This is in anticipation of the expected start of deliveries by the middle of this month


Tesla Is A Tech Company — Here’s Why

February 6th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla is a tech company, not just a car company. Although, some still seem to believe otherwise. Joel Feder sparked a debate on Twitter by voicing his thoughts about Tesla. In his tweet, he says, "Reminder: Tesla is a car company. Tesla is not a tech company. It builds cars."


10 Best Things About Owning A Tesla Model 3

January 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

We've had our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus for about 5 months now. The car is a wonderful vehicle and I wouldn't trade it for anything else. (Though, I frequently debate with myself if I'd prefer the Model 3 or the Model Y.)


Buying A Tesla Model 3 Made Adding Solar An Obvious Choice For This Woman

December 20th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Electric cars and residential rooftop solar enable millions of people around the world to clean up their carbon footprint without sacrificing quality of life. One lucky lady shared the sustainability journey she went on with her family, first adopting an electric car and later a rooftop solar system from Tesla


Uber & Starbucks Top US Vendor Business Expenses — What Does That Mean For Tesla?

September 23rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

This is not the freshest data, but I've had this story near the top of my list for months, so I think its potential importance and relevance to cleantech are quite high. According to data from the company Certify, an online travel, expense, & invoice software company, the "most common U.S. vendors for business expenses" in the past couple of years were Uber and Starbucks, respective. What's that got to do with Tesla


Give Me Fob Or Give Me Death! The Saga Of The Tesla Model 3 Phone Key

July 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

As a new Tesla Model 3 owner, I have struggled with the bluetooth phone connection that is supposed to serve as the primary key for the car. I shared about this in a post detailing some of my learnings from the first 24 hours with the car and was met with a flurry of comments about the phone key. This article will dive deeper into my phone key situation and add further context from around the interwebs from other Tesla Model 3 owners


Our Tesla Solar Home Update — It Just Gets Better & Better!

June 2nd, 2018 | by Bob Borsh

As I write this on a Tuesday morning, we are just beginning our 5th week of operation of our Tesla solar array + Powerwall setup. I thought it would be a good time to share the operational experiences and learning curves we've gone through to optimize operation and minimize our exposure to grid-supplied power. For anyone who hadn’t read my first article about the Tesla Energy experience, the short version is that we installed an 8.125 kW solar array on a predominantly south-facing roof on our 2800 sq ft colonial located in the woods 6 miles to the west of the village of Woodstock, VT. In addition to the array, we had Tesla Energy install a Powerwall 2 and a dedicated 48 amp vehicle charger



Back to Top ↑