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    Here’s hoping Gov. Newsome makes getting solar & battery back up easier

    I've read on here that upcoming Calif legislation or PG&E rules are coming down in 2020 that will make installing solar and battery back up more restrictive and that their new time scheduling really hurts those with solar. We haven’t been ready to make that move to solar yet but with more...
  2. R

    Running Solar with one Powerwall 2: Individual Backup Battery Issue/Question

    My wife and I have had our 6.3kW system with a Powerwall 2 for almost a year now. In this (we will call it) year, power has gone out quite a few times for short periods of time, but generally it's been while we weren't home. Well, since December we've had the power drop out for an hour and a...
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    Powerwall 2 Gateway API Documentation

    Hello everyone. I'm currently working on documenting the local gateway API for the Powerwall 2. Additions, feedback, corrections are welcome! vloschiavo/powerwall2 Additionally I'm interested in adding the API calls for Powerwall via the Owner's API to Tesla's servers (ala Tesla Model S...
  4. callmesam

    Battery swap - by the numbers

    Since the concept of the Model S, pack swap has been an integral part of Tesla's business plan. Tesla has demonstrated to the California Air Resources Board, in 2012, a manual five-person, 10 minute pack swap. Stanford Seminar - Dave Duff, Telsa Motors - YouTube (Dave Duff @ Stanford) In...
  5. moollar

    The Battery Solution - Home/Business Supercharger and Battery Backup/Energy Storage!

    Hi Everyone, I've been mulling over different things that have been announced recently and how some of the main issues with EVs seem to be range anxiety, charging times (particularly at home), replacement cost of the battery and the impact of EVs on the grid. I think I may have a viable...

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