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Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns

Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns Tesla is closing its Supercharger station at its design studio in Los Angeles, its very first Supercharger, reportedly over security concerns. Almost a decade ago, Tesla opened the first Supercharger station, and it happened to be at its own design studio near the Hawthorne airport … Continue reading Tesla is closing its first Supercharger station over security concerns

Tesla launches its own virtual power plant with Powerwalls to help California’s grid

Tesla launches its own virtual power plant with Powerwalls to help California’s grid Tesla is launching its own virtual power plant with the Powerwall in California in order to help the grid, which is expected to be under pressure this year. A virtual power plant consists of distributed energy storage systems, like Tesla Powerwalls, used … Continue reading Tesla launches its own virtual power plant with Powerwalls to help California’s grid

Tesla has doubled number of #Powerwall s installed to 200,000 over the last year

Tesla has doubled number of Powerwalls installed to 200,000 over the last year Tesla announced today that they have just surpassed 200,000 Powerwalls installed globally. It means that Tesla installed as many Powerwalls over the last year as it did for the first five years of the home battery pack’s existence. Tesla introduced Powerwall 2 … Continue reading Tesla has doubled number of #Powerwall s installed to 200,000 over the last year

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