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Tesla ‘virtual power plant’ second best to real people power

Tesla ‘virtual power plant’ second best to real people power

The SA Tesla VPP may not be the most cost-effective solution to our electricity system’s needs.

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Tesla battery + solar now "significantly cheaper" than grid power

Tesla battery + solar now “significantly cheaper” than grid power

Just 14 months ago, the writing was on the wall for grid-only electricity supply. Turns out the gap between grid only and PV+battery+grid is growing much more quickly than we imagined.

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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 EV charged with diesel generator still cleaner than conventional car

Tesla EV charged with diesel generator still cleaner than conventional car

Critics argue EVs charged with fossil fuelled electricity are as dirty, if not dirtier than conventional ICE cars. We put that to the test.

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GOP congressman powers his off-grid solar home with Tesla battery

GOP congressman powers his off-grid solar home with Tesla battery

Republican Congressman, a libertarian and a climate denier, lives off-grid with solar and storage, and even owns a Tesla Model S electric vehicle.

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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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Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel

Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into orbit, and changes space travel

ICYMI, there’s a red Tesla Roadster flying through space, on a billion-year elliptic Mars orbit. Why? Well that’s just how Elon Musk rolls.

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Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar to win big after mandate for Tesla virtual power plant calls for half of the 250MW solar capacity to be sourced from Australia.

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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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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.

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Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

NT calls for expressions of interest to develop battery storage system of 25-45MW to support grid in Darwin and Katherine.