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After many success in Australia, Tesla is moving back home to NY

Orange and Rockland Utilities, the largest electric utility company in New York, will collaborate with Tesla on a new energy storgae project. The Project will "develop and test methods for how to mitigate storage implementation barriers, in order to support the acceleration of wide-spread storage deployment in New York." The project proposal was submitted for approval… Continue reading After many success in Australia, Tesla is moving back home to NY

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Tesla answered my questions about recycling their Lithium-ion batteries

After publishing  my blogs about Tesla giant batteries in Australia, I have received many questions and comments about Tesla lithium-ion batteries recycling  plan. I have contacted Tesla Energy and this is what I got from them. I hope this will answer some of the questions you might have about recycling such a huge batteries. "Tesla’s… Continue reading Tesla answered my questions about recycling their Lithium-ion batteries

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Australians love batteries. The market tripled in 2017, to 20,000 installations

A new report from the Climate Council finds the market for household batteries tripled in 2017, with more than 20,000 new installations. The year before, just 6750 households put in batteries. The council expects the storage boom to continue as prices drop. The cost of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by 80 per cent over the… Continue reading Australians love batteries. The market tripled in 2017, to 20,000 installations

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Maryland energy storage Tax Credit is a model for all other 49 states

In a big step to encourage the deployment of energy storage systems in Maryland, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced the launch of the Tax Year 2018 Energy Storage Tax Credit Program. As per Maryland Energy Administration's website, the program is "available to eligible residential and commercial taxpayers who have installed a qualifying energy storage system… Continue reading Maryland energy storage Tax Credit is a model for all other 49 states

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Because “Storage of renewable energy is the future”, Australia wants to lead the world in the development of storage technology

"Storage has always been a key component of an electricity system and pumped hydro allows renewable electricity to be stored and used when required, without introducing carbon into the equation." That is what Deion Campbell, the CEO of Tilt Renewables, said. Tilt Renewables is a leading developer, owner and manager of renewable energy generation assets (in) Australia and… Continue reading Because “Storage of renewable energy is the future”, Australia wants to lead the world in the development of storage technology

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Saudi Arabia is plowing money into renewable energy. Developers are watching!

According to the New York Times, "Saudi Arabia aims to invest up to $7 billion to develop seven new solar plants and a big wind farm". The country is planning for   renewables share  as much as 10 percent of its power generation by the end of 2023. The government signed this week a contract… Continue reading Saudi Arabia is plowing money into renewable energy. Developers are watching!

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Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant

South Australia and Tesla already delivered the world's biggest battery. Now they want to build the world's largest virtual power plant. They want to use people's homes as a way to generate energy for the South Australian grid. According to AFP, Tesla said in a statement that "the virtual power plant would have 250 megawatts of solar… Continue reading Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant