The tiny house movement is a global one of downsizing counters the natural trajectory of building larger and larger homes. There’s a great series on the US-based A+E Network called Tiny House Nation. This takes you inside the scene, explaining the creative ways people are living in houses smaller than a...
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    Perhaps bigger than Powerwall 2, the announcement and detail of Tesla’s Solar Roof is massive. While we’d heard it was coming, today we received the detail. The Tesla Solar Roof will come in a variety of styles, while achieving some pretty stunning project objectives. The Solar Roof is designed to...
  • Powerwall 2 doubles to 14kW, coming in Feb 2017

    Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has just made his latest big announcement. The outdoor event began with a focus on the overall mission of Tesla, which is of course to save the planet. Musk announced the Powerwall 2 which will deliver around twice as much storage as the first Powerwall....
  • Tesla Powerwall delivers 12 hrs of power during SA blackout

    Brian Gillespie from Eden Valley in South Australia would have been in darkness like the rest of the state had he not invested in Tesla’s Powerwall battery backup. In the last 24 hours a freak weather event caused devastating state-wide power outages for those reliant on the traditional power...
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    When Tesla announced the Powerwall, they included a detail that many skipped over, the system scales. This Powerwall scaling meant you could add more Powerwalls (up to 9) to match your usage and while many households could get away with one or maybe 2 at the most, a Gold Coast man...
  • Australia’s first Tesla Powerwall owner is Nick Pfitzner

    Nick Pfitzner is Australia’s first Tesla Powerwall owner. The lithium-ion battery pack allows owners to store energy from their solar panels for use during the night (or non-sunlight hours). The battery pack is designed to work indoors and outdoors as we see in this installation and if your power needs...
  • Watch Aussies react to Ludicrous mode in the Tesla Model S P90D

    It’s one thing to read about a car’s performance numbers, but another thing entirely to experience it yourself. The Tesla Model S P90D features two modes of acceleration, ‘Sport’ and ‘Ludicrous’. To be perfectly honest, both are stupid fast, but if you want to ask the car for the...
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    This is the Tesla Model S P90D. It’s the top model from Tesla, with a battery that’s good for around 460km, and it’s Ludicrous mode will activate the dual electric motors to accelerate you like a rollercoaster from 0-100km/h in around 3 seconds. The interior is filled with carbon...
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    Recharging the Tesla Model S.

    With the Model S key in your pocket, connecting the car to a charger couldn’t be simpler. Each of the chargers have a button that communicates with the charger port. Simply press the button on the charger handle and the charger point, hidden in the left rear light, opens...
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    From the moment you sit in a Tesla Model S, you know this is very different to every other car you’ve been in. Despite the vast amount of stitched leather and carbon fibre in this P90D review model, your eyes are immediately drawn to the massive 17” touchscreen. This...

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