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Colorado’s Largest Battery Comes Online As The State Pivots To Cleaner Energy – Colorado Public Radio
19 Dec
6:21

Colorado’s Largest Battery Comes Online As The State Pivots To Cleaner Energy – Colorado Public Radio

The Tesla-made lithium ion battery unveiled by United Power Cooperative Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. The battery storage system is the largest in Colorado. Grace Hood/CPR News Brighton-based United Power Cooperative unveiled the largest battery storage system in Colorado Tuesday. The lithium ion battery cost millions, and could take decades to […]

Tesla Planning To Make SUVs At Reno’s Gigafactory, Report Says – KNPR
18 Dec
8:08

Tesla Planning To Make SUVs At Reno’s Gigafactory, Report Says – KNPR

Tesla might add a vehicle production line to its sprawling Gigafactory near Reno, according to a published report. The website Business Insider posted a story last week saying Tesla expects to manufacture its new Model Y electric SUV at the Gigafactory. It quoted internal documents that said production could reach […]

Energy-storing concrete bricks could be key to proliferation of renewables – Dezeen
18 Dec
10:02

Energy-storing concrete bricks could be key to proliferation of renewables – Dezeen

Renewable energy could reliably power the grid at peak times using an eco-friendly and cost-effective storage solution designed by Swiss start-up Energy Vault. The technology, which works by moving concrete bricks around, has more longevity than batteries and more versatility than pumped hydroelectricity — two major current methods for storing […]

Mexico Gets Its First Grid-Scale Battery—at a Car Factory – Greentech Media News
17 Dec
11:58

Mexico Gets Its First Grid-Scale Battery—at a Car Factory – Greentech Media News

Mexico energy authorities have been developing an energy storage strategy to balance out the country’s recent surge in solar power plants. What appears to be the first and largest battery to come online, though, does something else entirely. The 12-megawatt/12-megawatt-hour device switched on in October to deliver reliability and power […]

Tesla Model 3 vs. Losing Luxury Gasmobiles … Tesla Model 3 Easter Egg Fun … How To Best Charge A Tesla — #CleanTechnica Top 20 – CleanTechnica
17 Dec
1:48

Tesla Model 3 vs. Losing Luxury Gasmobiles … Tesla Model 3 Easter Egg Fun … How To Best Charge A Tesla — #CleanTechnica Top 20 – CleanTechnica

A Tesla Model 3 sales report, a Tesla Model 3 easter egg, and a note about how to best charge your Tesla overnight took home the gold, silver, and bronze medals this past week. Also topping the charts: other Tesla news, other Tesla news, electric bike regulations, other Tesla news, […]

California Set to Build the World’s Largest Battery System – Interesting Engineering
17 Dec
3:38

California Set to Build the World’s Largest Battery System – Interesting Engineering

California, already a state leading the way to a renewable future has just passed a historic vote that will see it replace three natural-gas power plants with utility-grade lithium-ion batteries from Tesla. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted 4-1 to approved Pacific Gas & Electric’s proposal that when completed […]

A Look Inside Tesla’s Solar Gigafactory In Buffalo, New York – CleanTechnica
16 Dec
5:29

A Look Inside Tesla’s Solar Gigafactory In Buffalo, New York – CleanTechnica

Clean Power Published on November 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field November 16th, 2018 by Kyle Field  A local news affiliate went inside Tesla’s 1.2 million square foot Gigafactory 2 in upstate New York for a firsthand look at what the company is doing […]

Tesla’s battery business is booming amid Model 3 struggles – San Francisco Chronicle
16 Dec
7:28

Tesla’s battery business is booming amid Model 3 struggles – San Francisco Chronicle

For the past year, Tesla watchers have obsessed over the Palo Alto automaker’s struggles to build its Model 3 electric sedan and CEO Elon Musk’s erratic behavior — most recently appearing to smoke pot on a podcast. Quietly, another element of Tesla’s business has been booming. Deployment of Tesla’s stationary […]

Tesla Hikes Powerwall Prices to Better Reflect ‘Value’ – Greentech Media News
15 Dec
9:27

Tesla Hikes Powerwall Prices to Better Reflect ‘Value’ – Greentech Media News

If you looked at Tesla’s Powerwall website earlier this week you might have noticed that the price for “supporting hardware” had quietly ticked up.  That hardware, known as the Gateway, was previously listed at $700. Recently, it climbed to $1,100. Today, Tesla followed up with an official global pricing adjustment […]

Tri-State policy change discourages battery projects in rural Colorado and New Mexico – Clean Cooperative
15 Dec
11:19

Tri-State policy change discourages battery projects in rural Colorado and New Mexico – Clean Cooperative

By Joe Smyth | joe@cleancooperative.com | @joesmyth United Power will dedicate the largest battery storage system in Colorado next week, a 16 megawatt hour Tesla Powerpack in Longmont that the electric cooperative expects will save its members $1 million each year. But recent policy changes by Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, United Power’s […]

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