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Australia Prime Location For Tesla Powerwall 2

STARS ALIGN FOR TESLA’S POWERWALL IN AUSTRALIA 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…

6 days ago by EVANNEX 29

BMW Provides Batteries For 3 MW Energy Storage System

Dutch company Alfen, has delivered a 3 MW energy storage system for Nuon’s Prinses Alexia Windpark in Zeewolde, the Netherlands. What we find interesting with this installation, is that the energy storage system (ESS) consists of multiple BMW car battery packs, that combine to store any surplus of wind energy, so that…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

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Massive Agricultural Company Teams With Tesla To Reduce Energy Costs

Limoneira, a 124-year-old international agribusiness headquartered in Santa Paula, California, which owns over 11,000 acres of rich agricultural lands, real estate properties, and water rights in California, Arizona and Chile, intends to expand its solar installations with Tesla. Currently, the company has 6 solar installations totaling 4.2M kWh annually. The…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 8

Tesla Energy Storage Turns To Aggregation

Tesla is now expanding its energy storage business from simply supplying the battery systems, to also remote control of installed storage systems to make the grid cleaner and more efficient. Tesla calls it aggregation – the next step in energy storage. The idea is to enable Powerwall owners to give utilities access…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 21

Mercedes Energy Storage Solutions Power Into UK

Based on the same technology implemented in the company’s hybrids and EVs. For those of you unfamiliar with Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH, it’s in charge (get it?) of selling energy storage systems. These are manufactured in Germany by Accuomotive, a wholly owned Daimler subsidiary. 500 million euros (about $543M) were invested…

3 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 14

Southern California Edison To Bring Online 50 MW Tesla Powerpack 2 Systems

California will shortly bring more Tesla energy storage systems online in Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) service area. The 50 MW projects (utilizing Tesla’s Powerpack 2) are conducted by Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group (a global finance corporation). Beside the large scale of…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 4