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Installing Solar + Storage Can Help Customers Ride Out Seasonal Grid Outages

August 6th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

It's super easy for customers in one of the sunniest places in the world, Southern California, to add solar and storage to their home. Adding batteries to a home is a lot like adding a generator to your home as a backup power source, but the real secret in the sauce is pairing batteries with rooftop solar. In this configuration, the rooftop solar will continuously recharge the home battery, allowing the system to provide power to a home for much longer


Tesla Powerwall Saves The Day In SCE Power Outage

August 5th, 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’s Next Frontier — The Tesla Home

July 26th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

On the Tesla earnings call last Wednesday, July 22, Elon mentioned the renewable energy stack for the home. Tesla was focused on the big three: collection (solar), storage (Li-on batteries), and consumption (transport). These are indeed three defining parts of the renewable energy cycle for private persons


Tesla Battery + Ram ProMaster = Living Your Best Van Life

March 30th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Van life is one of those trendy hashtags that's easily overlooked these days, but a #vanlife lived outdoors, on the trails, and "away from it all" may be just what the social distancing doctor ordered — and if you're going to do it, you might as well do it in style. Is a Ram ProMaster + Tesla battery pack the winning formula to living your best life


Tesla’s Helping Australian Bushfire Victims

February 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla is helping Australian bushfire victims with its part in the collective efforts alongside 5B, a solar provider in Sydney, and Mike Cannon-Brooks, the founder of Atlassian. The goal is to install solar panels and batteries in towns that have lost power completely due to the devastating bushfires of 2019–


Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2020 Edition)

February 9th, 2020 | 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


What You Should Know Before Signing Up For A Tesla Solarglass Roof

January 26th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Solarglass Roof finally makes solar beautiful and easy to look at for folks who don't appreciate the look of conventional solar panels. I for one love solar and have always enjoyed the look of solar panels on a roof, but I also think the Solarglass roof tiles are more beautiful, more functional, and more durable than most traditional roofing surfaces


Tesla Powerwall 2 Update — Nearly 2 Years Later

January 4th, 2020 | by Bob Borsh

Greetings from Vermont on New Year’s Day 2020 (at time of writing). Looking back into my archived articles here on CleanTechnica, it appears I have not had anything published since November 20, 2018. My first article regarding our rooftop solar + Tesla Powerwall 2 system was published on April 21,


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


Tesla Powerwall 2 Arrives Just In Time As Power Cuts Worsen In South Africa

December 17th, 2019 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

On the 9th of this month, for the first time ever, Eskom, South Africa’s national power utility company, implemented Stage 6 Load shedding in which Eskom had to shed a load of 6000 MW to stabilise the grid. South Africa’s current installed capacity is 49.4 GW, according to the Draft Integrated Recourse Plan (2018) from South Africa’s Department of Energy


Tesla Backup Gateway 2 … Bank of America UK EV Cost of Ownership Study … Tesla Revenue Growth — #CleanTechnica Top 20

December 16th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

What caught readers' eyes the most on CleanTechnica last week? That would be the new Tesla Backup Gateway 2, which looks like a mini Powerwall; a titillating study on EV total cost of ownership in the UK that Bank of American Merrill Lynch conducted and shared with CleanTechnica; and a commentary on Tesla's revenue growth juxtaposed against Tesla critics' seemingly never-ending pessimism, which is typically very misplaced



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