The Swell

Why Tesla Quietly Discontinued The 10k Wh Powerwall

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
April 8, 2016
The 10kWh Powerwall dropped off the face of the Tesla website, without fanfare, or much of an explanation. So… what’s up with that?

Los Angeles: Are You Ready For 14 Days Of Power Blackouts This Summer?

Andrew Meyer
Energy
April 5, 2016
As SoCal's energy infrastructure continues to crumble, Los Angeles may face 14 days of scheduled power outages this summer. Time to get backed up with a home battery!

Swell Update: We Are Fighting For Solar Homeowners

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
April 1, 2016
In Southern California, we’re in the middle of a battle for the rights of solar homeowners. Swell Energy isn’t just watching from the sidelines.

Tesla Published The Powerwall Home Battery User Manual Online. Here’s What We Found.

Anna Gretz
Home Battery
March 30, 2016
We searched every page of the manual to bring you the most interesting and surprising elements of the Powerwall that previously, only battery owners could know. Here’s what we found.

An Inside Look: Tesla's Gigafactory

Andrew Meyer
Sustainability
March 15, 2016
The scale, innovation, and efficiency of the Gigafactory are astounding, and the building isn’t even finished yet. Let’s get a preview of Elon Musk’s mind-blowing new project: The Gigafactory.