South Australian Virtual Power Plant could be 30% cheaper than grid power, says report
Tesla and the South Australian government announced in early February that they were planning the largest “virtual power plant” (VPP) in the world. The VPP... Read More
250 MW/650 MWh Virtual Power Plant to be built in South Australia from 50,000 homes
Tesla and South Australia continue to deepen their love affair. After the initial successes of Tesla’s 100 MW battery storage system, built to respond to... Read More
Have residential Virtual Power Plants come of age?
Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) are not a new technology — the linking up of decentralised energy resources (DERs) to flexibly and reliably respond to grid... Read More
Why does Elon Musk drive energy storage forward so much faster than his competitors?
Elon Musk has won his $50 million battery bet — Tesla has completed a 100 MW, 129 MWh battery energy storage facility in South Australia... Read More
Can regulated utilities prove the business case for energy storage?
Many of the most talked about energy storage projects of 2017 were commissioned or supported by regulated utilities. The trend shows no sign of slowing... Read More
Germany’s 500 million euro plant to assemble lithium-ion energy storage units
A new 500 million-euro plant that will produce lithium-ion batteries for Daimler AG will facilitate the use of renewable power in both cars and utilities. Energy... Read More
50 Leading Energy Storage Experts Gather As Industry Reaches Turning Point
Speakers from 22 countries will be gathering at the 10th Energy Storage World Forum and the 4th Residential Energy Storage in Berlin May 8th-12th at a... Read More
1st Grid-Scale Tesla Energy Storage System In Europe Officially Opened
Europe’s first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack energy storage system installation was recently officially unveiled in Somerset (England), according to recent reports. The new Tesla Powerpack installation was designed to... Read More
Tesla And SolarCity Power Entire Island With Solar & Batteries
Ta’u, an island in American Samoa, has turned its nose at fossil fuels and is now almost 100 percent powered with solar panels and batteries... Read More
Customized Energy Storage Inverters For Tesla’s Powerpack
A global leader in energy storage inverters, Dynapower Company, announced that they will be supplying 250kW energy storage inverters to Tesla’s Powerpack commercial battery systems.... Read More