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How Tesla and Vivint are taking different paths to the ‘one stop shop’ destination

10 Oct 2017, 16:35 • By Andy Colthorpe
How Tesla and Vivint are taking different paths to the ‘one stop shop’ destination

What does it mean to be all things to all people? Does it overstretch resources to breaking point, or does it give you a chance to cast a wider net and capture market share? Vivint Solar recently joined Tesla in a race to offer whole packages including solar, storage, EV charging and other components to US customers. We talked to GTM Research's Brett Simon on some of the dynamics of those parallel strategies.

Australian studies identify thousands of potential pumped hydro sites

Australian studies identify thousands of potential pumped hydro sites

28 Sep 2017, 15:04

While headlines about energy storage in Australia have been dominated by news of batteries in large-scale utility projects and the residential sector, the country’s government and renewable energy agency have identified numerous possibilities for developing pumped hydro storage assets.