Less than six months after Australia received its first shipment of Tesla Powerwalls, plans for what could be the world’s first “Tesla town” – a mini-suburb on the outskirts of the Melbourne CBD whose new-build homes will include rooftop solar and Tesla battery storage as standard design features – are being unveiled by local property
Eight new battery storage projects are to be built around the UK after winning contracts worth £66m to help National Grid keep power supplies stable as more wind and solar farms are built. EDF Energy, E.On and Vattenfall were among the successful companies chosen to build new lithium-ion batteries with a combined capacity of 200
The electric vehicle market is set to grow quickly, but so far there has been no consensus on the ‘second-life’ of the used EV batteries. In this report, senior analyst Claire Curry has compiled the first data and shows that low-cost energy storage could be here sooner than previously thought. She projects: There will be
Nuclear energy’s cost, and a focus on alternative technology, including research on a new generation of hi-tech battery storage, is leading observers outside the green lobby to question the project’s value Should Theresa May take the axe to the troubled Hinkley Point nuclear project, it will propel wind and solar power further into the limelight.
Kreisel Electric, which is building a new battery facility “3K One” in Austria, announced a new home energy storage solution – the MAVERO. The Kreisel MAVERO is to be available from 2017 in four versions (each under €700/kWh *pre-tax): 8 kWh / 4.8 kW / €5.590 11 kWh / 4.8 kW / €7.530 16 kWh
The UK could adopt solar, electric vehicles and batteries much faster than expected just a year ago, according to the National Grid. The new outlook is part of a rapidly changing landscape for the UK energy system, laid out in the 2016 Future Energy Scenarios. Marcus Stewart, National Grid’s head of energy insights, says in
A small start to what could be a game changing technological shift. A visit to one of the first Tesla Powerwall installations in the UK. For more info and prices: Is the Tesla Powerwall a hero in a half Shell?
[From 1 August] The Tesla Motors merger with SolarCity, announced first approximately on month ago, becomes reality today. Both companies will combine in all stock deal, in which SolarCity stockholders will receive 0.110 Tesla common shares per SolarCity share. Total equity value of SolarCity stands at ~ $2.6 billion, while Tesla is valuated at approximately
Carmaker announces plans to turn BMW i3 batteries into home energy storage kits The world of electric vehicles and energy storage are becoming increasingly intertwined, after German carmaker BMW last week became the second major carmaker in as many months to announce plans to enter the home energy storage market. BMW told delegates at the
Moixa Technology, the UK leader in residential energy storage, today announced with ScottishPower, a ground-breaking pilot of Moixa’s smart battery Maslow product in customer homes, helping them to save money and use more of the energy they generate London, 8 June 2016: Moixa Technology, the UK leader in residential energy storage, today announced with ScottishPower,