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Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

https://youtu.be/tvLwpEjCf28 The $100 million appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature helped to cool down 1,190 classrooms to date, with contracts set for more than 1,300 classrooms. The governor ordered the Hawaii State Department of Education to cool down the class rooms without increasing its energy bills, and Tesla's Powerwall was the answer. Tesla installs 300 Powerwalls to… Continue reading Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

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The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

The February 2018 electricity update of the Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy program, an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra, has released the latest electricity update of its National Energy Emissions Audit with a review of the performance of the South Australian 'big battery'. The Audit was written by the respected energy analyst Hugh Saddler.… Continue reading The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

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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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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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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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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