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Parked Electric Cars Earn $1,530 From Europe’s Power Grids…

Electric car owners are earning as much as $1,530 a year just by parking their vehicle and feeding excess power back into the grid.

Trials in Denmark carried out by Nissan Motor Co. and Italy’s biggest utility Enel SpAshowed how batteries inside electric cars could help balance supply and demand at times and provide a new revenue stream for those who own the vehicles.Bloomberg Electric ca More

Electric car owners are earning as much as $1,530 a year just by parking their vehicle and feeding excess power back into the grid.

Trials in Denmark carried out by Nissan Motor Co. and Italy’s biggest utility Enel SpAshowed how batteries inside electric cars could help balance supply and demand at times and provide a new revenue stream for those who own the vehicles.Bloomberg Electric ca More

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Tesla building the largest battery system in the world, Elon Musk says

Tesla is set to build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery storage project in South Australia.
Billionaire founder Elon Musk said the project will be completed within 100 days or it will be free.
South Australia has had major electricity issues since storms have destroyed key infrastructure.

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Tesla is set to build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery storage project in South Australia.
Billionaire founder Elon Musk said the project will be completed within 100 days or it will be free.
South Australia has had major electricity issues since storms have destroyed key infrastructure.

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See How This Clean Tech Start Up Plans To Turn Electric Vehicles Into Virtual Power Plants

According to 2016 research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance , electric vehicle (EV) sales will be close to 41 million by 2040 globally. The research also estimates that EV growth will mean that a quarter of the cars on the road by 2040 will be EV and they expect this to use 2,700TWh of electricity displacing 13 million barrels crude oil per day.

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According to 2016 research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance , electric vehicle (EV) sales will be close to 41 million by 2040 globally. The research also estimates that EV growth will mean that a quarter of the cars on the road by 2040 will be EV and they expect this to use 2,700TWh of electricity displacing 13 million barrels crude oil per day.

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tesla battery to argument Australia electric grid

There’s a good chance flipping on the light switch 10 years from now will feel just as ordinary as it did for your parents and grandparents.

But behind the scenes, a radically different system for sending electrons where they’re needed will be turning on those lights. Electrical power that today comes from massive centralized generation stations could originate from your neighb More

There’s a good chance flipping on the light switch 10 years from now will feel just as ordinary as it did for your parents and grandparents.

But behind the scenes, a radically different system for sending electrons where they’re needed will be turning on those lights. Electrical power that today comes from massive centralized generation stations could originate from your neighb More

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US utility offers clients cheap Tesla batteries for grid…

Engadget For the first time, a power utility has teamed up with Tesla to use its battery packs for extra grid power during peak usage times. Vermont’s Green Mountain Pow…… More

Engadget For the first time, a power utility has teamed up with Tesla to use its battery packs for extra grid power during peak usage times. Vermont’s Green Mountain Pow…… More

Giant 4,000MWh Li-ion battery storage facility proposed for 800MW PV farm in Queensland | PV Tech

Queensland-based developer SolarQ is planning to build a 350MW(AC) solar plant combined with a ground-breaking 4,000MWh of lithium-ion battery storage in the Gympie Region of Queensland, Australia.

Scott Armstrong, SolarQ managing director, told Energy-Storage.News that there are plans to ramp up the Lower Wonga PV project to 800MW(AC) within four years. While the hybrid project is at conce More

Queensland-based developer SolarQ is planning to build a 350MW(AC) solar plant combined with a ground-breaking 4,000MWh of lithium-ion battery storage in the Gympie Region of Queensland, Australia.

Scott Armstrong, SolarQ managing director, told Energy-Storage.News that there are plans to ramp up the Lower Wonga PV project to 800MW(AC) within four years. While the hybrid project is at conce More

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Home builder makes the Tesla Powerwall 2 standard in every new home | Electrek

Before Tesla acquired SolarCity, both companies were starting to work with home builders to incorporate their products directly in new homes. Since the acquisition, they joined their efforts to include battery packs and solar panels in new constructions.

Now we learn that a home builder decided to make the Tesla Powerwall 2 standard in every new home they build.

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Before Tesla acquired SolarCity, both companies were starting to work with home builders to incorporate their products directly in new homes. Since the acquisition, they joined their efforts to include battery packs and solar panels in new constructions.

Now we learn that a home builder decided to make the Tesla Powerwall 2 standard in every new home they build.

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Tesla’s new patent for its Powerpack explains how its…

Electrek In a new and updated patent application, Tesla explains how these grid-tied projects are using its Powerpacks and inverters for what the company describes as …… More

Electrek In a new and updated patent application, Tesla explains how these grid-tied projects are using its Powerpacks and inverters for what the company describes as …… More

Tesla’s bid to quickly deploy energy storage in Australia…

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Electrek Last week, we reported on Tesla’s Vice President of Energy products Lyndon Rive confirming that the company is in talks with local utilities to quickly deploy …… More

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Electrek Last week, we reported on Tesla’s Vice President of Energy products Lyndon Rive confirming that the company is in talks with local utilities to quickly deploy …… More

The Hong Kong Startup That Wants To Power Asia With Clean Energy

Hong Kong, like many other places is gravitating towards innovation, technology and entrepreneurship as a keystone of economic policy for future growth. If new business growth doesn’t outpace the rate of old industries declining, economies and societies will struggle.
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Hong Kong, like many other places is gravitating towards innovation, technology and entrepreneurship as a keystone of economic policy for future growth. If new business growth doesn’t outpace the rate of old industries declining, economies and societies will struggle.
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SDG&E Completes World’s Biggest Li-Ion Battery Storage Project :: Solar Industry

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PG&E deploys its first Tesla Powerpack battery storage station | Computerworld

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PG&E deploys its first Tesla Powerpack battery storage station
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The world’s largest battery storage substation is now live | Computerworld

Southern California Edison (SCE) has flipped the switch on what is now the largest lithium-ion battery storage facility in the world — a substation with 80 megawatt hours (MWh) of capacity.

Located Ontario, Calif., the new Mira Loma substation quietly went live Dec. 30. The substation is made up of commercial-grade Tesla Powerpack 2 lithium-ion battery units.

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has flipped the switch on what is now the largest lithium-ion battery storage facility in the world — a substation with 80 megawatt hours (MWh) of capacity.

Located Ontario, Calif., the new Mira Loma substation quietly went live Dec. 30. The substation is made up of commercial-grade Tesla Powerpack 2 lithium-ion battery units.

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Nissan & Eaton Accepting 2nd-Life EV Battery Home Storage Pre-Orders | CleanTechnica

Nissan and its partner Eaton have begun accepting pre-orders in the UK for its new xStorage Home portfolio of energy storage products. The product line — which includes a total of 6 different product configurations — was developed cooperatively by Nissan and the power management firm Eaton.

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Nissan and its partner Eaton have begun accepting pre-orders in the UK for its new xStorage Home portfolio of energy storage products. The product line — which includes a total of 6 different product configurations — was developed cooperatively by Nissan and the power management firm Eaton.

The product range includes a variety of offerings utilizing second-life batteries taken from old More

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How PG&E’s EV charging pilot will test utility ownership models | Utility Dive

The controversy over utility ownership of electric vehicle charging infrastructure could to come to a head in California.

Two of the state’s three dominant investor-owned utilities (IOUs) are already acting on plans to build networks of EV chargers approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. In one, the utility will own all the chargers; in the other, all will be owned by in More

The controversy over utility ownership of electric vehicle charging infrastructure could to come to a head in California.

Two of the state’s three dominant investor-owned utilities (IOUs) are already acting on plans to build networks of EV chargers approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. In one, the utility will own all the chargers; in the other, all will be owned by in More

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Tesla Energy installs 1.5 MWh Powerpack system at Brea Mall in California | Electrek

Tesla Energy completed its latest commercial energy storage installation this and it was at a familiar place for the company: the Brea Mall in California. The automaker has a store at the location. Simon, the retail real estate company who owns the Brea Mall, announced the new system using the Tesla Powerpack today.
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Tesla Energy completed its latest commercial energy storage installation this and it was at a familiar place for the company: the Brea Mall in California. The automaker has a store at the location. Simon, the retail real estate company who owns the Brea Mall, announced the new system using the Tesla Powerpack today.
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Tesla Motors Inc to begin supplying Southern California with energy after winning California utility storage contract

Financial Post Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts of energy storage to Southern California Edison as part of a wider effort to prevent blackouts by replacing fossil-fuel electricity generation with lithium-ion batteries.… More

Financial Post Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts of energy storage to Southern California Edison as part of a wider effort to prevent blackouts by replacing fossil-fuel electricity generation with lithium-ion batteries.… More

Tesla to deploy ‘largest li-ion battery project in the world’ with 80 MWh in Powerpacks | Electrek

think that it’s an interesting project, wait until you hear about Tesla Energy’s latest energy storage contract with Southern California Edison.

Tesla announced today that it won a contract for the “largest li-ion battery project in the world”. It will deploy a 20 MW/80 MWh Powerpack system at the Southern California Edison Mira Loma substation.

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think that it’s an interesting project, wait until you hear about Tesla Energy’s latest energy storage contract with Southern California Edison.

Tesla announced today that it won a contract for the “largest li-ion battery project in the world”. It will deploy a 20 MW/80 MWh Powerpack system at the Southern California Edison Mira Loma substation.

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V2G up and running in Denmark

University of Delaware’s platform for integrating vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is now operating in Denmark, creating a new V2G hub outside the United States that is poised to expand widely with commercial products. Ten electric cars and ten V2G charging stations are now providing commercial V2G services in the city of Frederiksberg.
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University of Delaware’s platform for integrating vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is now operating in Denmark, creating a new V2G hub outside the United States that is poised to expand widely with commercial products. Ten electric cars and ten V2G charging stations are now providing commercial V2G services in the city of Frederiksberg.
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World’s Largest Storage Battery Will Power Los Angeles

Scientific American AES has spent nine years working with manufacturers of electric-car batteries. It has learned how to assemble and control ever-bigger constellations of these lithium-ion batteries. The Long Beach facility, when it is completed, will have 18,000 battery …… More

Scientific American AES has spent nine years working with manufacturers of electric-car batteries. It has learned how to assemble and control ever-bigger constellations of these lithium-ion batteries. The Long Beach facility, when it is completed, will have 18,000 battery …… More

Nissan rolls recycled EV battery storage out in French data center

Nissan has made a big environmental push recently, turning to renewable energy at its Sunderland plant and investigating ways to repurpose used EV batteries. The automotive giant has now teamed up with power management company Eaton on an energy storage system for Webaxys, giving Leaf batteries a new life supplying power to data centers.
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Nissan has made a big environmental push recently, turning to renewable energy at its Sunderland plant and investigating ways to repurpose used EV batteries. The automotive giant has now teamed up with power management company Eaton on an energy storage system for Webaxys, giving Leaf batteries a new life supplying power to data centers.
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BMW i3 Battery Integrated Into Storage Solution for Residential/Commercial Applications

BMW i announced a stationary energy storage system solution integrating its BMW i3 vehicle battery at the Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition 29, making it …
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BMW i announced a stationary energy storage system solution integrating its BMW i3 vehicle battery at the Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition 29, making it …
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Massive 800 MegaWatt-hour Battery to Be Deployed in China > ENGINEERING.com

China will soon be home to the world’s largest battery. The massive power facility will provide peak shaving, grid stability, emergency power, and load management to the Dalian peninsula in northeastern China.

According to the US Department of Energy, the largest battery-based energy storage system currently in operation is a 50 MW (300 MWh) sodium-sulfur battery in Japan. The largest More

China will soon be home to the world’s largest battery. The massive power facility will provide peak shaving, grid stability, emergency power, and load management to the Dalian peninsula in northeastern China.

According to the US Department of Energy, the largest battery-based energy storage system currently in operation is a 50 MW (300 MWh) sodium-sulfur battery in Japan. The largest More

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Nissan’s new xStorage battery wants to compete with Tesla’s Powerwall in Europe | Ars Technica UK

This week, Nissan announced that people would be able to place orders for its new xStorage battery, a stationary storage battery for individual homeowners, in September.

The xStorage battery was developed by Nissan’s London-based design facility with the help of Eaton, a Dublin-based power management company. Nissan has no plans to sell the battery in the US, instead focusing its effo More

This week, Nissan announced that people would be able to place orders for its new xStorage battery, a stationary storage battery for individual homeowners, in September.

The xStorage battery was developed by Nissan’s London-based design facility with the help of Eaton, a Dublin-based power management company. Nissan has no plans to sell the battery in the US, instead focusing its effo More

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Nissan’s electric cars in UK trial to sell surplus power | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Nissan is to launch a trial this year to allow electric car owners in Britain to sell electricity back to the National Grid and potentially make money in the process.

Major car makers are investing heavily in electric cars and in Europe many countries have incentive schemes to get more people to buy them, including Norway, the Netherlands, France and Britain.

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LONDON (Reuters) – Nissan is to launch a trial this year to allow electric car owners in Britain to sell electricity back to the National Grid and potentially make money in the process.

Major car makers are investing heavily in electric cars and in Europe many countries have incentive schemes to get more people to buy them, including Norway, the Netherlands, France and Britain.

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Releases Powerpack Price and Other Details

Tesla Energy updated page now includes “Design Your Powerpack System” option allowing businesses and utilities to configure the technology as per the requirements

Published By: Ken Bock on April 22, 2016 04:31 pm EST

After showing global auto makers what it can do with electric vehicles, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has also electrified the energy storage industry with its ene More

Tesla Energy updated page now includes “Design Your Powerpack System” option allowing businesses and utilities to configure the technology as per the requirements

Published By: Ken Bock on April 22, 2016 04:31 pm EST

After showing global auto makers what it can do with electric vehicles, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has also electrified the energy storage industry with its ene More

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EVE for Tesla Brings Smart Home Integration to the Model S and X

Through a recent partnership with Wink, connected car startup Evolved Vehicle Environments (EVE) has extended upon its popular browser-based EVE for Tesla app – a virtual control center for the Model S and Model X – with new features that will allow drivers and passengers to communicate directly with their smart home products. The new service called EVEConnect claims to provide fingertip contr More

Through a recent partnership with Wink, connected car startup Evolved Vehicle Environments (EVE) has extended upon its popular browser-based EVE for Tesla app – a virtual control center for the Model S and Model X – with new features that will allow drivers and passengers to communicate directly with their smart home products. The new service called EVEConnect claims to provide fingertip contr More

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PV Magazine Mobil: Study: “second-life” EV batteries to offer 1 TWh capacity by 2030

After 7 years, an old electric car battery can be successfully reused as an alternative energy storage for another decadeWikimedia/U.S. Department of Transportation.

The reuse of batteries originally built for electric cars can offer up to 1000 GWh storage capacity worldwide by 2030, while driving further cost decline for solar and storage technologies.

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After 7 years, an old electric car battery can be successfully reused as an alternative energy storage for another decadeWikimedia/U.S. Department of Transportation.

The reuse of batteries originally built for electric cars can offer up to 1000 GWh storage capacity worldwide by 2030, while driving further cost decline for solar and storage technologies.

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Nissan & The World’s Largest Grid-Integrated Electric Vehicle System | CleanTechnica

Nissan’s new regional office in France will use electric car technology to power the offices — in fact, it will be implementing the world’s largest grid-integrated electric vehicle (EV) system. Taking place thanks to the Japanese EV manufacturer, it will be another step towards a cleaner environment.

Nissan will install 100 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers. Nissan’s partner Enel will More

Nissan’s new regional office in France will use electric car technology to power the offices — in fact, it will be implementing the world’s largest grid-integrated electric vehicle (EV) system. Taking place thanks to the Japanese EV manufacturer, it will be another step towards a cleaner environment.

Nissan will install 100 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers. Nissan’s partner Enel will More

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Electric cars to stabilize the grid – 100% renewable – Renewables International

German green power provider Lichtblick has announced plans to incentivize the charging of electric vehicles at times of low power demand. In doing so, the firm also explains why this is not already happening.

The idea is pretty straightforward: store power in batteries at night, when wind power production can be fairly high but demand is always at its lowest. Otherwise, people will come hom More

German green power provider Lichtblick has announced plans to incentivize the charging of electric vehicles at times of low power demand. In doing so, the firm also explains why this is not already happening.

The idea is pretty straightforward: store power in batteries at night, when wind power production can be fairly high but demand is always at its lowest. Otherwise, people will come hom More

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