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Energy Storage Market Maintains Power Through the Crisis

September 30th, 2020
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A Blueprint for Scalable Virtual Power Plants & A New Energy System

August 3rd, 2018
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Billionaires Betting Big on Energy Storage Technologies

50 years ago, a Stanford Research Institute report titled ‘Sources, Abundance, and Fate of Gaseous Atmospheric Polluters’ was the first to officially suggest that “rising CO2 levels could bring about climatic changes like temperature increases, melting of ice caps and sea level rise.” After the most heavily polluting half century in human history we now […]

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Tesla to Build the World’s Biggest Virtual Power Plant

Elon Musk and Tesla are never out of the news for long, their regular media coverage usually takes the shape of a world’s first, biggest, or fastest. So it wasn’t a surprise, when late last week Tesla Energy announced their involvement in another mega-project – the biggest virtual power plant (VPP) in the world. “Supply […]

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Is Energy Storage Quickly Becoming a Mainstream Technology?

It wasn’t that long ago that we were only really talking about Tesla in the stationary energy storage space. There were other firms with similar offerings but Tesla was the most high profile and media hungry. ABB, GE, LG, Panasonic and Samsung all joined the market, global aerospace, defence and security firm Lockheed Martin also […]

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AI Employee Monitoring: Security Measure or Privacy Concern?

Artificially intelligent robots could, in the not too distant future, make human labor obsolete, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. To counter the threat to jobs and freedom, Musk co-founded a nonprofit organization to promote safe artificial intelligence (AI) research and has begun advocating for the benefits of a universal basic income to assist displaced […]

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Is There An Energy Storage Bubble Ready To Burst?

Like the soap bubble, a market bubble can seem as if it will rise forever, floating carelessly in the air. However, since market bubbles are not formed from anything substantial they, like soap bubbles, will eventually pop. When they do, the money that was invested into them dissipates into the wind. Approximately 475 MWh was […]

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Tesla’s New Energy Products Leave Competitors Playing Catch Up

Tesla continues their busy year with the announcement of three new products last week. There were releases for the second generation of their powerwall and powerpack energy storage systems, in addition to the long awaited debut of their pioneering solar roof – an energy producing glass roof tile set to revolutionize home solar installations. In […]

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