Tesla ranks #1, #2, #3 in J.D. Power EV Satisfaction Survey
The Tesla Model 3, Model Y, and Model S achieved the highest scores in J.D. Power's latest U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience Ownership Study.
The survey asked 8,122 EV owners about their satisfaction in 10 different categories...
Imagine that, FPL, following Cali, wants to gut net metering. The FPL bill passed committee yesterday.
The committee is regulated industries.
Get involved. I've raised hell today with...
Trailer 12V auxiliary power disabled in recent tow hitch-equipped Model Ys due to upgraded 12V Li-Ion battery
Tesla has made a lot of changes to the Model 3 and Model Y with the introduction of the 2022 model year.
One of those was the addition of the new 12V Li-Ion battery first used in the...
Hungarian energy storage project chooses Tesla Megapack
The Dunamenti Power Plant's energy storage project in Hungary chose the Tesla Megapack as their storage option.
The power plant is installing the Megapack to provide 4 MW/ 8 MWh of energy storage to maintain the power supply for 2 hours...
Victorian Big Battery featuring 212 Tesla Megapacks is now live
The Victorian Big Battery project is now officially live. The project is Australia's largest battery and will provide stability in electric demand on the grid during the summer months.
The Big Battery contains 300 megawatts (MW)...
New Ontario pilot project could see EV owners paid to help the grid
A new pilot project by Ontario's electricity grid operator could pave the way for EV owners to get paid for helping the grid.
The project will examine the bi-directional power capability of current EVs and existing...
Hi folks. I know this is a pretty old thread but hope it will pop up on somebodies radar.
I would like to be able to run a little compressor fridge when camping via a small 150 watt inverter. I have metered the load at length at it will draw max 9 amps at 13.2 volts ish. It works fine using...
Tesla Energy Ventures approved to sell electricity in Texas
Last week, the Texas Public Utility Commission confirmed that Tesla Energy Ventures is licensed to "provide electric service throughout the area served by ERCOT," or the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.
This means that Tesla...
Tesla launches new solar roof tile
Tesla launched their next version of the solar roof tile, which provides greater efficiency and higher power capacity over the previous generation.
The new solar tile (Model #: SR72T1) offers a max power output of 71.67-watts. The previous generation SR60T1...
Why is it that whe I walk away from my m3, the steering wheel and seat heat do not shut off?
Also, the steering wheel blocks the lower left portion of the screen where I would see cars sneaking up on me on the left before I change lanes?
How much power will I lose in so cal in 100+ degree sun...
Powerwall documentation is limited.
Using the app, there appears to be a time delay when going from off grid back to on grid. Standing by the meter, I hear the backup switch click when going on or off grid, but the power flow on the app does not show back on the grid right away. Is this just...
Well, in usual MPP fashion we have put our brand new SR+ on the dyno to find out just how fast it is! You might be surprised by the results when compared to our LR RWD!
I have only had the car for a few weeks, but occasionally I get in and the car will not wake up until I reboot it by pushing the scroll wheels on the steering wheel. Today it has happened twice already. Has anyone else had this happen that often and should I be concerned?
Does a charging cable for the Model 3 charger power systems directly or through the battery?
For example, if I run the heater while connected to a SuperCharger, does the heater draw power directly from the SuperCharger, or does it draw from the battery as the SuperCharger charges that battery?
Has anyone else had this issue? The car won't 'turn off' (I've come to understand that it doesn't actually turn off).
Issue: during driving all systems are operating correctly. When I pull into a parking space, apply the brake, put the vehicle into Park, and undo my seat belt, the system...
For those of you looking for a nice switched 12v output for add-on accessories in your 3, I have found a good safe place to attach. See my YouTube video.
See the video's description for more details on this as well.
If you want a non-switched line for a dashcam, you can tap the yellow wire...