Tesla’s Powerwall Enables Customers to Become Their Own Power Station

Jesse Remillard for Zondits, June 22, 2015. Image credit: walkerkarraa Conditions in Australia are primed for the success of home energy storage systems due to high retail electricity costs (near $0.30USD/kWh) and the popularity of residential photovoltaic systems. Because of this, Elon Musk and his company, Tesla, are targeting Australia for the release of their new … Read more

Tehachapi Wind Resource Area’s Battery Storage Project

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Tehachapi Wind Resource Area’s Battery Storage Project Jesse Remillard for Zondits, February 10, 2015 Southern California Edison has announced the opening of an 8 MW, 32 MWh (4 hour) lithium-ion battery system to demonstrate the capability of battery energy storage to support wind generation and improve grid resiliency. The system is located at the Tehachapi … Read more

The Tehachapi Experiment in Energy Storage

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California Takes Lead In Developing Energy Storage Climate Central, January 13, 2015 The city of Tehachapi, near the crest of a mountain pass in southern California, is a bridge between the Mojave Desert and the San Joaquin Valley — a blustery area serving as an ideal site for a wind farm. It’s also the site of the Tehachapi … Read more

A Zondits Interview: Optimizing the Use of Energy Storage in Buildings

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Zondits spoke with Doug Staker, Vice President of Global Sales at Demand Energy, to learn about Demand Energy’s cloud-based platform which integrates energy usage information to optimize the use of energy storage in buildings.