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Electric-Car Startup #Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage

Electric-Car Startup Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage Lucid Motors Inc., the electric-vehicle startup that has yet to build a production car, is following Tesla Inc.’s footsteps into the energy-storage business. The Newark, California-based company is developing home batteries — similar to Tesla’s Powerwall — and utility-scale devices, Chief Executive Officer Peter Rawlinson said … Continue reading Electric-Car Startup #Lucid to Follow Tesla Into Energy Storage

Tesla looking at becoming an electricity provider in Germany

Tesla looking at becoming an electricity provider in Germany FRANKFURT – Elon Musk appears to be opening a new front in the European battle for electric car supremacy: the power behind the wheel. Musk’s Tesla has recently acquired a license that will enable the carmaker to trade electricity across Western Europe, and the company has … Continue reading Tesla looking at becoming an electricity provider in Germany

Tesla deploys batteries at oil-rich #Qatar ’s first solar/storage project

Tesla deploys batteries at oil-rich Qatar’s first solar/storage project Qatar is rich in oil and natural gas, but it has adopted a ‘don’t get high on your own supply’ policy since 2017 and started diversifying with solar. Now Tesla deployed Powerpack batteries at the country’s first solar and storage project. The Qatar General Electricity and … Continue reading Tesla deploys batteries at oil-rich #Qatar ’s first solar/storage project

#Tesla as an #electric_utility? Maybe, and #Autobidder could lead the way

Tesla as an electric utility? Maybe, and Autobidder could lead the way The electric carmaker has reportedly applied to supply electricity in the UK, as details on its Autobidder software come to light. Tesla may have its eye on the utility business down the road, and it comes just as the world’s learning more about … Continue reading #Tesla as an #electric_utility? Maybe, and #Autobidder could lead the way

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup and scale production, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The comments came after Musk talked about … Continue reading Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries

Tesla just outsold Mercedes-Benz in the US for the first time

Tesla just outsold Mercedes-Benz in the US for the first time In the third quarter this year, Tesla sold 69,925 vehicles in the US. Mercedes-Benz sold 66,542. It’s taken just eight years for Elon Musk’s upstart electric-vehicle startup to topple the company that invented the car 132 years ago. And according to Atherton Research, Tesla … Continue reading Tesla just outsold Mercedes-Benz in the US for the first time

Tesla ’s new Megapack to debut at giant energy storage project in #California

Tesla’s new Megapack to debut at giant energy storage project in California Electrek has learned some exclusive information about Tesla’s Megapack, the company’s upcoming new stationary energy storage product. The big new battery system is going to debut at Tesla’s giant 1.2 GWh energy storage project with PG&E in California. Tesla Megapack As we reported … Continue reading Tesla ’s new Megapack to debut at giant energy storage project in #California

Musk’s Outback Success Points to Bright Future for Battery Storage

Musk’s Outback Success Points to Bright Future for Battery Storage A year after Elon Musk rolled out what was then the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery to aid South Australia’s blackout-prone power grid, more projects are set to follow in its footsteps at home and abroad. The Hornsdale storage facility — the result of Musk’s successful … Continue reading Musk’s Outback Success Points to Bright Future for Battery Storage

Tesla wins contract for another massive battery system with Powerpacks

Tesla wins contract for another massive battery system with Powerpacks Tesla’s energy division is on a roll when it comes to large battery projects, especially in Australia since the success of its giant battery system in in the country. Now we learn that Tesla won another contract for a massive battery system project to deploy … Continue reading Tesla wins contract for another massive battery system with Powerpacks