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electric vehicles
Julian Spector

Did Ford's electric F-150 just shake up the home backup power market?

Tesla popularized the concept of batteries in the home. Ford connected the home to the truck.

Did Ford's electric F-150 just shake up the home backup power market?
distributed energy
Jeff St. John

Green Mountain Power and Tesla break grid barriers with behind-the-meter batteries

Internet-controlled home Powerwalls are providing second-by-second frequency regulation — a big step for proving distributed energy’s grid capabilities.

Green Mountain Power and Tesla break grid barriers with behind-the-meter batteries
electric panel
Jeff St. John

Span targets broader market for its smartphone-enabled home electrical panel

CEO Arch Rao says the device's shrinking size and price can help put battery, EV and appliance controls into more homes and apartments — and open up more utility partnerships.

Span targets broader market for its smartphone-enabled home electrical panel
BIPV
Eric Wesoff

GAF Energy has installed more solar roofs than Tesla

"The industry will evolve from rack-mounted to building-integrated PV."

GAF Energy has installed more solar roofs than Tesla
Energy Storage
David Roberts

The many varieties of lithium-ion batteries battling for market share

Even a small niche in a trillion-dollar market is a big prize.

The many varieties of lithium-ion batteries battling for market share
Solar
Eric Wesoff

Tesla defies global price plunge, raises prices on solar roof and home batteries

Puzzling strategy from the the EV pioneer and reluctant residential solar company.

Tesla defies global price plunge, raises prices on solar roof and home batteries
Tesla
Eric Wesoff

Tesla continues beta-testing on live homeowners, moves to fifth version of integrated solar roof

Elon Musk promised that 2019 was going to be the year of the solar roof. It was not. Neither was 2020, and 2021 doesn't appear too promising.

Tesla continues beta-testing on live homeowners, moves to fifth version of integrated solar roof
Energy Storage
Eric Wesoff

Massive energy storage system from Tesla and PG&E will use Fluence AI to optimize bidding and battery health

Fluence is bringing energy trading and renewable asset bidding into the 21st century to eliminate the traditional bidding method: human traders with spreadsheets.

Massive energy storage system from Tesla and PG&E will use Fluence AI to optimize bidding and battery health