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Tesla, Elon Musk, SolarCity and other entrepreneurs are providing bravado and vision to the energy storage industry.

How to learn to love Tesla

Tesla: love it or hate it? It’s a tricky one. Here is a carmaker that churns out flash motors for the über-famous. The company head, Elon Musk, is sickeningly rich, sickeningly young and sickeningly brilliant. Shares…


Elon Musk has said that Tesla is designing a "cool" wall-mounted stationary battery pack for home energy storage.

Energy storage news: 14.05.14

This week’s energy storage news from our Twitter feed. Green Car Reports explains why lithium-air battery research is so hard. GEI Consultants has begun the design of the proposed Sacramento Municipal Utility District Iowa Hill pumped hydro storage project …


GM has expanded its electric vehicle battery systems laboratory in Michigan. Photo: © General Motors

GM to beat Tesla on batteries

Earlier this week General Motors made a bold statement of intent: to sell a production-line electric vehicle at half the price of Tesla’s Model S, with a similar range. And GM says it will be…




JB Straubel, CTO of Tesla Motors, at an electromobility summit in Berlin, Germany.

Tesla’s five-minute battery charge

Two new stories on never-out-of-the-news electric vehicle producer Tesla Motors. Number one is the claim by JB Straubel, the company’s top tech guy, that Tesla’s much-touted network of ‘supercharging’ stations will be able to replenish…