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Toyota and Panasonic Form Joint Venture to Make Electric Vehicle Batteries

The news reflects mounting competition among global battery manufacturers. Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced Tuesday that the two companies will establish a joint venture next year to produce prismatic lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles. Contracts concluded today confirm earlier reports of a formal partnership between the two companies, […]

Navigant Research Names Fluence, Nidec ASI, Tesla, and RES the Leading Energy Storage Systems Integrators

Market players are moving away from providing project development services to offer integrated hardware and software solutions for a range of customers BOULDER, Colo.: A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 energy storage systems integrators (ESSIs), with Fluence, Nidec ASI, Tesla, and RES ranked as the leading market […]

Yelp Reviews of Tesla’s Residential Solar Business Are Not Pretty

Decent installs, but “non-existent” customer service from what was once the largest residential solar installer in the world. Amid the hype and misinformation swirling around Tesla’s electric vehicle drama, it’s easy to forget that Tesla is also the owner of SolarCity, once the largest residential solar installer in the world. Elon Musk acquired/rescued his cousins’ […]

ElectrIQ Launches Smart Home Connected Battery System for $8,999

ElectrIQ Launches Smart Home Connected Battery System for $8,999 The startup’s PowerPod connects to popular smart appliances, at a price competitive with conventional home batteries. Home automation has now entered the energy storage market at multiple price points. Bay area startup ElectrIQ (pronounced “electric”) unveiled a new battery system this week that links up to […]