Millions of Tesla Battery Cells are Powering Thousands of LA Homes

The 396 Powerpacks that Tesla installed (it acted as its own general contractor) for SCE were all assembled at the company’s Gigafactory in Nevada. Though 80 megawatt hours of batteries might seem like a lot, it’s the same amount of battery capacity that the company puts into its cars in just three or four days of production.

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Innovative Technologies Used to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Taking advantage of this environmental-friendly trend is privately owned, energy company Cunningham Energy. Based in West Virginia, Cunningham Energy engages in horizontal drilling and use future wire line data to decide spacing between wells and fracking stages. This brings up two new techniques in drilling multiple holes.

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Big Batteries Are Starting to Boost the Electric Grid

Operating power plants that way is hard on a system. It’s inefficient, and expensive. Batteries, which can add extra juice nearly instantaneously, are a more cost-efficient way to keep the grid humming. What’s more, this load leveling usually only requires 15 to 30 minutes’ worth of energy. “You can have a relatively small storage device and make a decent amount of money on it,” Denholm said.

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Mark Zuckerberg Acquires Oculus VR

As every science fiction fan knows, if you want to escape to different worlds or satisfy your inner action junkie, you do not have to hop into a space ship. Instead, you simply put on a pair of virtual reality goggles, sit back, and enjoy

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