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Tesla builds case for 250MW virtual power plant after first trial success

Tesla builds case for 250MW virtual power plant after first trial success

South Australia government hails success of trials of first phase of Tesla virtual power plant, saying it resulted in lower prices and greater grid security. It now seems disposed to roll-out the full 250MW planned, as well as its own plans for battery storage grants.

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Tesla big battery powerless to stop S.A. price gouging

Tesla big battery powerless to stop S.A. price gouging

Tesla says unprecedented chaos in South Australia’s electricity market on Monday highlights need for quick shift to 5-minute settlement. Coalition predictably blames renewables, while ACCC waves its hands and says price gouging is perfectly legal.

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Tesla inks China giga-factory deal, targets 500,000 EVs a year

Tesla inks China giga-factory deal, targets 500,000 EVs a year

Tesla signs MOU to build EV plant in Shanghai, which will be producing 500,000 cars a year within five years’ time.

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Tesla's new power play: An electric ute with battery powered tools

Tesla’s new power play: An electric ute with battery powered tools

Elon Musk has tapped into what could be a deal-closer to bring gas-guzzlers over the line, albeit asking the converted.

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Tesla finally hits Model 3 production target of 5,000 per week – hours after latest deadline

Tesla finally hits Model 3 production target of 5,000 per week – hours after latest deadline

“I think we just became a real car company!” Elon Musk says Tesla has met 5,000/week Model 3 production target.

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Tesla Powerpack installed at Sydney depot, as part of Transgrid network trial

Tesla Powerpack installed at Sydney depot, as part of Transgrid network trial

City of Sydney adds 500kWh Tesla battery to new solar council depot, both to make the depot self sufficient and as part of Transgrid demand management trial.

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Who are the world's biggest makers of EV batteries?

Who are the world’s biggest makers of EV batteries?

Tesla and Panasonic take top spot in latest BNEF ranking of tier 1 li-ion battery cell makers. But China’s CATL getting most attention.

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BYD begins work on "world's biggest battery factory" in China

BYD begins work on “world’s biggest battery factory” in China

China’s BYD starts work on 24GWh battery plant, to meet demand from “new boom” and its own production goal of 60GWh total capacity.

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EVs go underground, as BHP beats Tesla to the electric ute

EVs go underground, as BHP beats Tesla to the electric ute

BHP transforms a V8 4WD true blue Aussie ute to electric drive to work at it giant underground mine, and cops some flak from the nay-sayers.

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Dutch adventurer dispels EV range myths in 800-day drive to Darwin

Dutch adventurer dispels EV range myths in 800-day drive to Darwin

One man with an idea showcases the potential of EV’s and how sustainability can be applied to everyday life by driving an EV to Australia – with no money.

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Porsche finds name for new EV model to compete with Tesla, Jaguar

Porsche finds name for new EV model to compete with Tesla, Jaguar

Porsche made public their commitment to zero-emission vehicles last year, and have now officially christened their flagship electric vehicle.