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Electricity Resilience In Florida: Hurricane Dorian vs. Tesla Powerwall

September 28th, 2019 | by Danny Parker

As a researcher at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) in Cocoa, Florida, I’ve lived with hurricanes my entire professional career. Each year is like a bad lottery since Florida is a hurricane magnet. Given the paths of past hurricanes, there’s plenty of reason for concern. Living in the state in September suggests a shooting gallery experience — with these hits by major storms, but a lot of near misses


Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2019 Edition)

January 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced residential energy storage systems in the world and it all starts with the batteries. The leadership highlights the fact that Tesla is not only a carmaker but also a major battery company that sells its batteries in a variety of form factors, including cars like the Model 3 and stationary energy products like the Powerwall


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


The Rising Energy Storage Revolution

July 7th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Electric vehicles are part of a sustainable energy/transportation ecosystem that also includes charging infrastructure, smart grid technology, and renewable energy. The key that ties all of these components together is energy storage. Storage, specifically batteries, is the enabling technology that makes modern EVs possible, and that makes renewable energy viable. Battery storage also provides a number of other benefits for the electrical grid, such as load balancing and frequency regulation


Home Battery Storage In Australia: Are We There Yet?

May 30th, 2018 | by James Martin II

Australia has one of the highest rates of rooftop solar penetration in the world. This fact (combined with a few other factors detailed below) has arguably made Australia the biggest hot spot for home battery storage in the world — both in terms of hype as well as actual technology uptake


Tesla Powerwall + High Electricity Prices Driving Australians To Energy Storage

August 13th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Australia is undergoing something of an energy crisis — growing demand combined with under-investment in the electric grid has recently led to a series of embarrassing blackouts, and electric rates are soaring. South Australia has just overtaken Denmark as the place with the world’s most expensive electricity


Tesla Powerwall 2 Now Available For Order In Australia

November 25th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Less than a month after Tesla unveiled its Powerwall 2 home battery storage system at twice the capacity and around half the price (per kWh) of the first Powerwall, the new improved unit has opened for orders on the Australian market



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