Researchers develop innovative new battery system that can efficiently store renewable energy

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Researchers develop world’s first rechargeable proton battery Researchers from the RMIT University in Australia have developed what they are calling the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The battery is designed t make use of carbon and water instead of lithium. As such, it is somewhat less expensive than its conventional counterparts. The battery itself produces no harmful emissions and can store electricity in an efficient manner. Researchers claim that it is a sort of hybrid between a chemical battery and a hydrogen fuel cell. New system acts as a hybrid…

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Tesla is sending its renewable energy solutions to aid Puerto Rico

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Tesla sends solar panels and battery systems to Puerto Rico Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria and automaker Tesla is looking to help in this endeavor. The company has begun sending hundreds of its Powerwall battery systems to Puerto Rico. These battery systems will be used to ensure residents have the electrical power they desperately need. Tesla is also sending solar panels alongside its Powerwall systems. These solar panels will be generating the electricity that will be stored by the batteries. Island…

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Tesla offers more information about its new solar energy roof tiles

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Tesla provides data concerning its innovative solar roof tiles Tesla has released information about its new solar roof tile products, which are now available for homeowners that want to embrace solar energy. One of the major highlights of these new roof tiles is that Tesla’s solar roofs will be less expensive than regular roofs, even before energy production is considered. According to the company, homeowners can expect to pay $21.85 per square foot of solar tiles being installed. Homeowners may be able to make use of solar energy in an…

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Tesla’s Gigafactory will be powered by renewable energy

Gigafactory will be an off-grid facility Tesla Motors, one of the leading producers of innovative electric vehicles, is making progress in building its new Gigafactory. The factory is meant to manufacture the lithium-ion batteries that will be used in Tesla’s vehicles. Tesla expects that the facility will be able to manufacture the equivalent of 35 gigawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries, which is more than what had been produced throughout the world in 2013.The factory is currently being built in Nevada after the state won Tesla’s favor as being host for the…

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SolarCity to use Tesla’s Powerpack for new solar energy project in Hawaii

SolarCity and Tesla will work together to make solar power more available SolarCity, one of the leading solar energy companies in the United States, has announced that it will be using Tesla’s promising new Powerpack system to store solar power for a new project taking form in Hawaii. The Powerpack is a lithium-ion storage system, designed by Tesla to serve as a way to make use of renewable energy, namely solar power, when it is needed the most. The Powerpack was heralded as an innovative source of power for homes…

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Tesla Motors unveils solar power storage system

A collection of batteries for homes and businesses was unveiled by Elon Musk. Tesla Motors, the well-known manufacturer of luxury electric vehicles, has revealed that it is venturing into the solar power storage market and is working toward meeting the challenge of how to use solar energy when the sun is not shining via a suite of solar battery backup systems designed for utilities, businesses, and homeowners. The Tesla Powerwall consumer battery was derived from the batteries Tesla uses in is Model S EVs. A spokesperson from Tesla, Khobi Brooklyn,…

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