Tesla Energy Plan

Join Australia’s Largest Virtual Power Plant

What is a Virtual Power Plant

Welcome to Australia’s Largest Virtual Power Plant, purposely built for Powerwall owners.

Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant is a network of homes like yours that supports the grid with clean renewable energy.

Our world leading technology optimises the use of your Powerwall based on your energy needs, market conditions, weather and anticipated grid events to ensure it benefits your home, while also supporting the community with clean renewable energy. In return, you receive competitive energy rates and Grid Support Credits1 to reward your participation.

You can join our Virtual Power Plant today by signing up to the Tesla Energy Plan.

Why join?

Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant allows you to maximise your energy savings through flexible Time-of-Use rates. By monitoring and managing your Powerwall, our technology helps ensure your home is powered by the most cost-effective energy source. This helps to reduce your energy bill while increasing access to cleaner renewable energy throughout your community.

  • Extended warranty, up to 15 years2 on your new Powerwall
  • Grid Support Credits1
  • Limit of 50 Powerwall discharge cycles3 per year (excluding Ausgrid Distribution Network)
  • Virtual Power Plant that is purposely built for Powerwall
  • Minimum 20% backup reserve during a grid outage
  • No lock in contract energy plan
  • Share your clean energy across the community
  • Access to 100% carbon neutral grid energy

Maximise Savings

Take advantage of flexible Time of Use rates to reduce your energy bill. Become more aware of when and how you’re using your energy to help avoid peak periods.

50 Discharge Cycles

Powerwall will be limited to a maximum 50 discharge cycles per year. An event can range from a very small amount (less than 1 kWh), up to the full capacity, excluding backup reserve.3

Note: Excludes the Ausgrid Distribution Network
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Extended Warranty

Receive five additional years on the warranty2 of your new Powerwall when you remain connected to the Tesla Energy Plan.

Grid Support Credits

Receive Grid Support Credits for each Powerwall that you own1 in addition to the other benefits included in your Tesla Energy Plan.

Virtual Power Plant and Tesla Energy Plan

Am I eligible?

To join Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant through the Tesla Energy Plan, you must meet the below criteria:

  • Have an existing or purchase a new Powerwall (excluding Powerwall 1)
  • Residential customer in an eligible Tesla Energy Plan region4
  • Internet connection (Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection)
  • Smart Meter installed or agree to have one installed at your home, at no cost
  • Operating solar system under 15 kW per Powerwall, and no zero export restrictions in place

Contact Us

Our Energy team will contact you to learn more about your Energy needs.

Frequently Asked Questions about Tesla Energy Plan


1 Grid Support Credits are calculated daily and appear on your bill as a credit monthly.

2 Five years extended warranty offer applies when you purchase a new Powerwall and connect to the Tesla Energy Plan and remain connected to the Tesla Energy Plan throughout the warranty term. If you leave the Tesla Energy Plan, your five-year extended warranty will be removed and your only remaining warranty will be the standard Tesla Powerwall Warranty.

3 Each cycle corresponds to 13.5 kWh discharged from your Powerwall to the grid directly. Customers in the Ausgrid Distribution Network (NSW) may experience higher battery cycling in order to take advantage of the higher Feed in Tariffs available between 2 PM and 8 PM. Ausgrid customers can find additional information on how battery cycling works.

4 The Tesla Energy Plan is available in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, South East Queensland (Energex Network) and the Australian Capital Territory.

Tesla Energy Plan is delivered in partnership with licenced energy retailer Energy Locals Pty Ltd, ABN 23606408879.