Tag: Tesla

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Green Mountain Power aims to lift cap on popular residential energy storage programs with Tesla, others

May 16, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

Green Mountain Power has asked Vermont regulators for permission to lift the cap on its popular residential energy storage programs to expand customer access to battery backup power. GMP’s Powerwall program, in partnership with Tesla, and its Bring Your Own […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Tesla to make some of its EV chargers public as White House announces rules for national charging network

February 15, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

The Biden administration on Wednesday finalized standards for a $7.5 billion national electric vehicle charging network and highlighted other progress in the bid to transition the country away from internal combustion vehicles. “The new standards will ensure everyone can use […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

GM takes on Tesla, others; launches unit focused on energy storage, solar and vehicle-to-grid charging

October 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

General Motors will expand its commitment to electric vehicles with the creation of a new business unit called GM Energy, which will offer vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid charging, stationary battery storage, solar products, software applications and cloud management tools for retail […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Is a Future With Recyclable Cars Possible?

September 1, 2022

Via: Waste360

Combining forces, environmental scientists, policymakers, and car manufacturers are testing the possibility of a circular market for cars. The idea is to create a system where car parts are able to be separated and assembled into new cars in the […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US Energy Storage Broke Records in 2018, but the Best Is Yet to Come

March 5, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The U.S. energy storage industry delivered record deployments in 2018, driven by a strong fourth quarter for utility-scale projects. But the new achievement for the young industry pales compared to what’s to come: an expected doubling in 2019, followed by […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Tesla’s next energy storage project in California could be its biggest yet

July 2, 2018

Via: TNW

Tesla has teamed up with The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), one of the largest electric energy companies in the United States, to produce a massive battery system with a capacity of upto 1.1 GWh. Electrek reported that the […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

Tesla and Uber Weigh In on Policies to Boost EV Adoption

March 7, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. plug-in electric vehicle sales increased by 25 percent to just under 200,000 units in 2017. While promising, the rate of growth still lags what is needed to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. Last week, policy experts gathered […]

Electric Utility

Tesla-SolarCity Merger ‘Overwhelmingly Approved’

November 21, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

In August, board members approved Tesla’s bid to acquire SolarCity in an all-stock transition worth $2.6 billion. Today, Tesla’s shareholders “overwhelmingly approved” the purchase, which paves the way for the two companies to offer an integrated solar roof plus energy […]