Posts Tagged: Tesla Energy Powerwall

New update for Tesla Powerwall—another step towards building a virtual solar utility

Tesla’s ambition is to build a “decentralized global electric utility.” The potential is enormous—CEO Elon Musk has said that Tesla Energy, the company’s energy generation and storage division, could someday outgrow its automotive business. The idea is that Solar Roofs generate renewable electricity, and Powerwalls provide storage and interface with the electric grid. The Powerwall… Read more »

Tesla Energy could revolutionize the power grid

In his usual highly entertaining style, Elon Musk announced the new Tesla Energy line of energy storage products. “We have this handy fusion reactor in the sky called the sun…that shows up every day and produces ridiculous amounts of power.” Batteries are the “missing piece” that will allow us to capture this energy and build… Read more »