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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Flexibility Services Could Introduce New Players to Energy Sector

25 Jun , 2020  

Originally published on greentechmedia.com on June 24, 2020. A collaboration between Vodafone and Energy Web is evidence that an emerging flexibility services opportunity is luring new players to the energy sector, insiders believe. The mobile giant and the energy blockchain leader last month announced a partnership to use subscriber identification module (SIM) technology as a […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Tesla Delivers on 100-day Australia Battery Grid Promise

4 Jan , 2018  

Tesla

Tesla Fulfilled Its 100-Day Australia Battery Bet. What’s That Mean for the Industry? greentechmendia.com, November 27, 2017 Credit where credit is due: Elon Musk made a crazy, eye-catching promise, and he delivered. After a series of regional blackouts that shook South Australia in September 2016 and February 2017, a fierce debate emerged over how to manage the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

To Infinity and Beyond: Tesla’s Glass Solar Tiles Are Guaranteed Forever

12 May , 2017  

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Elon Musk: Tesla’s Solar Roofs Will Be Cheaper Than Regular Roofs & Have “Infinity Warranty” Futurism, May 11, 2017 Last night, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin today (May 10th, 2017) for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In another tweet, he promised that ordering would be available in most countries throughout the world. […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Tesla Bets On Small Batteries to Kick Fossil Fuels Off the Grid

8 Feb , 2017  

Tesla

Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass Bloomberg, January 30, 2017 Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a powerful one—one that’s been used to help justify the company’s $5 billion factory near Reno, Nev.—but batteries have so far only […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Sierra Nevada Installs Tesla Powerpack Batteries

25 Jan , 2017  

Sierra Nevada

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits The California-based beer company Sierra Nevada has installed Tesla Powerpack batteries to help mitigate the costs that stem from electricity demand charges. Sierra Nevada has grown substantially since it began as a West Coast craft brewer and can now brew up to 1.4 million gallons of its signature pale ale […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Tesla Proves Solar Roof Tiles Can Be Good-Looking

3 Nov , 2016  

Why Tesla’s new solar roof tiles and home battery are such a big deal TechCrunch, October 31, 2016 On October 28, Tesla unveiled its new solar roof tiles. Few of us in attendance, if any, realized the solar roofing tiles were actual functional solar panels until Elon Musk said so. Sure, it’s a neat trick, but […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

‘Tesla Solar’ Has the Power to Educate and Transform Rooftop Solar

29 Jun , 2016  

‘Tesla Solar’ Wants to Be the Apple Store for Electricity Bloomberg Technology, June 29, 2016 Tesla Motors Inc.’s bid to buy the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer has little to do with selling cars. Rather, it’s about solving two of the biggest problems standing in the way of the next solar boom. And perhaps a good deal more. [bctt […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

The Industrial Internet Revolution

7 Jun , 2016  

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Here’s how GE is using software to change its business model CNBC, June 7, 2016 Call it the “Industrial internet” if you will. Take industrial machines from jet engines to medical equipment and turn them into intelligent interconnected devices. Suddenly, you are no longer just selling assets, you are selling services. You can improve the […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

EVs are Learning How to Beat Conventional Autos with Sales Schemes

4 Apr , 2016  

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Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits April 4, 2016. Image credit: Ben_Kerckx The deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) has begun, albeit slowly. EV sales are barely past the 1% of market share milestone, and 40% of those vehicles have been sold in California – progress elsewhere is even slower. But there is reason to be positive, because […]

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Industrial Technology, Motors & Drives

QM Power Exhibits Innovation in Electric Motors

29 Mar , 2016  

QM Power

KC company’s revolutionary electric motor: 50% more efficient Kansas City Business Journal, March 21, 2016. Image credit: QM Power Kansas City-based QM Power has developed the most significant innovation in electric motors in 50 years, creating a level of energy efficiency the company expects will revolutionize the market. QM Power’s new Q-Sync Smart Synchronous Motor […]

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