Tesla Model3 (Image: Wikimedia/Carlquinn)

Tesla’s Musk says solar, energy storage will grow faster than electric cars, and there’s some truth to it

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently said the company’s solar and energy storage business will grow faster than its electric vehicle business. With Tesla making progress on Model 3 production efficiency, Musk said on the most recent earnings call there will be more focus on solar and the broader Tesla Energy business, which includes aligning intermittent

Groupe Renault is launching “Advanced Battery Storage” (Image: Renault)

Groupe Renault is launching “Advanced Battery Storage”

Groupe Renault is launching “Advanced Battery Storage”, the biggest energy stationary storage system from electric vehicle (EV) batteries in Europe Groupe Renault is announcing the launch of its “Advanced Battery Storage” program, which aims to build the biggest energy stationary storage system using EV batteries ever designed in Europe by 2020 (power: 70 MW /

The Transition Trinity: Electric Car, Solar and Home Battery

Fuel Included was founded in 2014 in response to the threat of global warming. Our aim is to promote sustainable technologies at affordable prices, a mission that becomes ever more important as global climate changes accelerate. Initially we concentrated on electric cars but as they become increasingly mainstream we are able to focus on other green

Tesla Powerwall display (Image: T. Larkum)

Mercedes-Benz turns coal power plant into energy storage system with electric car batteries

Daimler, through its subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy and with partners, is turning a coal power plant into a large energy storage facility using over a thousand modules from its electric car battery packs. Like Tesla and its ‘Tesla Energy’ division, Mercedes-Benz is leveraging its experience with battery packs for electric cars into making stationary energy storage

New battery technology could cut energy bills by up to £40bn by 2050, says Ofgem

The new rules will help households generate and store electricity and sell it back to the National Grid. The first phase of a four-year £246m Government investment into battery technology has been launched in a move that could help bring down household electricity bills. The long-term vision includes creating giant battery facilities around the National

Household batteries will be key to UK’s new energy strategy

UK to pioneer energy innovation through batteries in homes as energy department announces £246m research funding Batteries and renewable power sources are on the verge of bringing about an “epochal transformation” of the UK that could make energy clean, abundant and very cheap, according to a cabinet minister. As the government unveiled plans for a