Tesla Leads Global Energy Storage Shipments in 2023 So Far

In the fierce global race of energy storage systems, Tesla has emerged as a clear leader, securing its position as the top supplier for the first half of 2023. According to statistics from SMM, Tesla’s shipments have surpassed 7Gwh, claiming the number one spot in the world. While the global energy storage system shipments for […]

Neoen Transforms Australian Energy with Tesla Megapacks

In a significant step towards greener energy, Neoen, a leading global producer of renewable energy, is all set to construct its first long-duration battery in Western Australia. The project is being undertaken after Neoen won a contract for 197 MW capacity services from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). This important contract is for the […]

Tesla Megapacks Now Power Europe’s Biggest Battery Energy Storage System

Europe’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) by capacity, powered by Tesla Megapacks and located in the U.K., has officially gone online — reports Bdaily. The facility cost a whopping £75 million and was funded by the Harmony Energy Income Trust. It has the capacity to store up to 196 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity per […]

Tesla Megapacks to Power Canada’s Largest Energy Storage Project

The government of Canada and the province of Ontario announced the Oneida Energy Storage Project today, set to be the country’s largest energy storage project, powered by Tesla’s Megapacks. The project will see Oneida award a $141 million Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to Aecon. Tesla has a battery supply agreement with Oneida LP. […]

Tesla’s Lathrop Megafactory Can Make 1 Megapack Every 68 Minutes [VIDEO]

Tesla shared a new video today showcasing its new Megafactory in Lathrop, California. This Megafactory is where Tesla produces its latest Megapack 2 XL commercial battery storage. “Megafactory helps us scale Megapack production and add clean energy storage to the grid quickly. All while reducing reliance on fossil fuels,” explains Tesla. Tesla says, “Megapack 2 […]

Tesla Launches Official Megapack Twitter Account

Tesla has made a Twitter account for its Megapack commercial battery packs, showing as @Tesla_Megapack, and in the bio it says “large-scale energy storage,” as first spotted by @SawyerMerritt (via @Tslachan). At the time of writing, the account has yet to make any posts, has about 1,390 followers and only follows three other accounts: SpaceX, […]

Tesla Megapack Energy Storage Plant Starts Construction in Perthshire, UK

Another Tesla Megapack-based energy storage battery is set to hit the United Kingdom, in a new partnership announced this week. Construction began on a battery storage project in the United Kingdom using Tesla’s Megapacks, in partnership with a joint venture (JV) between energy companies, The Scotsman reports. A JV between TagEnergy and Harmony Energy will […]

Tesla Megapacks Now Power Europe’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System

Tesla’s Megapack systems are being used to store power at what is considered Europe’s largest distributed battery, and the system is now operational, according to a press release from partners Harmony Energy. The site is being overseen by utility suppliers Harmony Energy and is located in Pillswood, located in East Yorkshire county of England. With […]

First Tesla Megapack Project in Hungary Goes Online

Hungary’s first Tesla Megapack-powered electricity storage facility went online on Friday — reports Daily News Hungary. The battery-based energy storage system is installed at the Dunamenti Erőmű Power Plant in the town of Százhalombatta. Plans for the facility were first announced in December 2021. The system, which was installed by Switzerland-based energy company MET Group, comprises three […]

Tesla Approved for Huge Megapack Expansion at Gigafactory Texas

Expanding Gigafactory Texas has already been a priority of Tesla’s, with multiple filings showing the automaker’s expansion plans — including one filing newly approved to let the company add a giant battery system to the production facility. Tesla has been approved to build a new 53-acre energy storage system at its Giga Texas, according to […]

Tesla Increases Megapack Energy Capacity by 50%, Size and Weight Grows

Tesla has increased the energy capacity of its commercial Megapack battery storage, now showing 3.9 MWh on its website. As of one month ago, the ‘Order Megapack’ page was showing 2.6 MWH, but Tesla has quietly increased the energy capacity by 50%, as spotted by one Reddit user. Beyond the energy capacity increase, the dimensions […]

First Tesla Megapack System Launches in New York City

NineDot launched a new community-scale energy storage site in the Bronx, New York City, using Tesla Megapacks, as announced on Tuesday. The large battery system will have a 3.08 Megawatts/12.32 Megawatt-hours capacity, as well as a solar canopy and built-in infrastructure to create bi-directional electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the future. This is the first […]

158 Tesla Megapacks En Route to Hawaii, Set to Replace Last Coal Power Plant

According to a report from Electrek, Hawaii is building a massive new battery energy storage system (BESS) on the island of Oahu using 158 Tesla Megapacks. The project will replace the state’s last remaining coal-burning power plant. Dubbed the Kapolei Energy Storage (KES) facility, the project will store excess solar power generated during the day […]