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Category: Tesla

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Tesla spells out why markets are failing battery storage, big and small

Tesla spells out why markets are failing battery storage, big and small

Tesla urges energy market rule maker to catch up with speed and versatility of battery storage, both big and small.

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Tesla turns to Model Y, as Model 3 slowly exits "production hell"

Tesla turns to Model Y, as Model 3 slowly exits “production hell”

Elon Musk hails a “phenomenal year” for Tesla, but it is still draining cash as it looks to its next EV model, and extracts itself from production hell on the last.

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Musk says storage orders surge on success of Tesla big battery

Musk says storage orders surge on success of Tesla big battery

Elon Musk says the Tesla big battery in South Australia has exceeded performance targets “significantly,” a success that has put a rocket under sales of the company’s commercial-scale Powerpacks.

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Turnbull's power play: Snowy 2.0 vs battery storage

Turnbull’s power play: Snowy 2.0 vs battery storage

Snowy 2.0 report confirms that $8 billion project would likely boost coal and lift emissions. Worse, it takes an “us and them” approach to battery storage, and uses some pretty silly battery costings to justify its case.

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Tesla big battery is already bringing Australia's gas cartel to heel

Tesla big battery is already bringing Australia’s gas cartel to heel

Incident in January shows how Tesla big battery is already breaking the stranglehold of the gas cartel in South Australia’s electricity market. And for the first time, a wind farm bid in FCAS to keep prices down.

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Tesla to build 250MW "virtual power plant" in South Australia

Tesla to build 250MW “virtual power plant” in South Australia

South Australia unveils plans to build 250MW “virtual power plant”, linking household rooftop solar and battery storage, in what it says will be world’s biggest. It will involve 50,000 homes, each with 5kW rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 2.

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Tesla big battery now has it own widget to show charge and discharge

Tesla big battery now has it own widget to show charge and discharge

The Tesla big battery now has a widget to show its ground-breaking activities – rapid charge and discharge – on Australian energy market.

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Tesla big battery setting market prices, including at $14,200 cap

Tesla big battery setting market prices, including at $14,200 cap

Tesla big battery has been been an active bidder in wholesale markets, including being a price-setter for bids at the market cap.

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Tesla among 19 groups competing to build Darwin big battery

Tesla among 19 groups competing to build Darwin big battery

Tesla among 19 groups bidding for contract to build a big battery in Darwin that will reduce the need for back-up gas generators, and smooth the way for more solar PV in the Northern Territory.

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Tesla big battery moves from show-boating to money-making

Tesla big battery moves from show-boating to money-making

The Tesla big battery has shifted from showing off its different capabilities and is now in the business of making money for its owners. Last week’s heatwave and price gyrations presented the perfect opportunity.

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Second Tesla "big battery" to power Victorian farm

Second Tesla “big battery” to power Victorian farm

US battery maker Tesla has again been selected to team up with French renewables developer Neoen on another ground-breaking Australian project; this time on a wind farm and battery storage facility that will help power a major Victorian farming business.