Posts tagged: Supercharger

Tesla & Solar: A Glimpse of the New Energy Economy

If you want a glimpse of what the nascent new energy economy looks like, pull off Interstate 5 in Southern California just before the steep climb through the Tejon Pass. There amid a cluster of fast-food joints you’ll find three Tesla Motors Superchargers sitting under a canopy of solar panels. The 480-volt Superchargers, which resemble […]

Tesla Supercharger network offers free, solar energy for Model S drivers

Right about … now, Tesla Motors is unveiling its new proprietary Supercharger high-speed charging network. The livestream can be seen here, and we’ve got the first official release about the network below. Here are the details – as we know them – of the “Free! Solar! Energy!” from the headline: The first six Supercharger stations […]

Tesla Unveils Solar Powered Charging Stations

  Tesla Motorsunveiled the first of its six Supercharger stations in six California locations (Folsom, Gilroy, Coalinga, Lebec, Barstow and Hawthorne). The Supercharger stations are powered by a solar carport system made by SolarCity, and will allow the Model S sedan to receive a 90 kilowatt (KW) charge, which will keep the vehicle going for […]

Tesla Supercharger Network to Feature Solar Panels, Battery Swapping

Supplying energy for cars on the move is an important piece of the electric vehicle puzzle and in this regard Tesla Motors is taking a unique approach. At some time in the future – the company is not saying when, exactly – it plans to reveal what it calls its Supercharger network. Although the company […]