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Tesla announces Australian telecom executive to replace Musk as board chair
08 Nov
9:19

Tesla announces Australian telecom executive to replace Musk as board chair

No, Rupert Murdoch’s son will not be running the world’s largest EV maker. November 8, 2018 Christian Roselund Image: Tesla Tesla has announced a new board chair to comply with the compromise that the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) order, in which founder and CEO Elon […]

Tesla’s Energy Storage Business Set To Come Into Its Own
08 Nov
11:11

Tesla’s Energy Storage Business Set To Come Into Its Own

The Q3 results provided welcome news on the progress Tesla (TSLA) has made in ramping up Model 3 production. This leaves the way open for management to put more stress once more on the energy storage business. As my article in August detailed, there is a good deal of activity […]

Tesla Semi Video Shows Its Incredibly Quiet Design in Action
08 Nov
1:10

Tesla Semi Video Shows Its Incredibly Quiet Design in Action

Tesla has been putting the Semi truck through its paces. A new video last week showed the all-electric vehicle put through its paces en route to San Francisco, the latest in a series of appearances ahead of Tesla’s planned release of the truck in the next year. YouTube user “StevenMConroy” […]

DNV GL releases industry’s first Battery Performance Scorecard
07 Nov
2:59

DNV GL releases industry’s first Battery Performance Scorecard

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has released its first annual Battery Performance Scorecard, to help equip energy storage product buyers with objective data to guide their purchase strategies. The Battery Performance Scorecard provides independent ranking and evaluation of battery vendors based on testing […]

Truth behind Tesla’s blowout results – The Wall Street Journal
07 Nov
4:49

Truth behind Tesla’s blowout results – The Wall Street Journal

In the third quarter, Tesla has produced a turnaround for the ages. Knowing exactly how the company pulled it off is important for investors. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by signing up here for free 30 day trial (card […]

Tesla community storage pilot launches 3 months early in Australia
06 Nov
6:40

Tesla community storage pilot launches 3 months early in Australia

Brief Published Nov. 6, 2018 Dive Brief: A community storage program in Western Australia launched three months early, after 52 shares of a 105 KW / 420 KWh Tesla battery were claimed in less than two weeks by customers in the city of Mandurah. The project is a joint initiative […]

Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun’s Energy For Up to 18 Years
06 Nov
8:38

Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun’s Energy For Up to 18 Years

No matter how abundant or renewable, solar power has a thorn in its side. There is still no cheap and efficient long-term storage for the energy that it generates. The solar industry has been snagged on this branch for a while, but in the past year alone, a series of […]

How Tesla Made a Record Profit
05 Nov
10:38

How Tesla Made a Record Profit

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company was struggling for survival in September, but the third quarter produced a record profit. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press 30 Comments By Charley Grant Charley Grant The Wall Street Journal Biography @CGrantWSJ charles.grant@wsj.com Nov. 5, 2018 11:52 a.m. ET Tesla TSLA -1.45% […]

Community Tesla battery trial kicks off ahead of schedule amid overwhelming interest
05 Nov
12:29

Community Tesla battery trial kicks off ahead of schedule amid overwhelming interest

Australia’s first community battery trial went live on Monday, after the 52 available spots had been snapped up by Mandurah households – three months ahead of schedule. The trial involves a bulk Tesla battery integrated into existing grid and owned and operated by Western Power and Synergy. November 5, 2018 […]

‘We’re just not there’: Batteries not ready to replace fossil fuels, says lithium miner
05 Nov
2:28

‘We’re just not there’: Batteries not ready to replace fossil fuels, says lithium miner

“In order to turn solar into baseload power with batteries, you need $120 a megawatt hour for your power right now. Other than demonstration projects, highly specialised circumstances or something that is dealing with a slight load shift or specialised applications, we’re just not there.” Mr Calaway said at his own […]

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