Tesla starts releasing new over-the-air software update for Powerpacks
According to electric vehicle magazine Electrek, electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has started rolling out a new over-the-air software update for its Powerpacks energy products.
The reported move implies that Tesla’s strategy of releasing over-the-air software updates to its electric vehicles -- for remotely rolling out new features as well as bug fixes -- is now being applied to the company’s energy products.
The Electrek report, based on the information obtained from an email sent by Tesla, has revealed that a notice was sent by Tesla this week to its Powerpack site operators, asking them to update “the sitemaster software and the Powerpack system firmware.”
Tesla reportedly told the Powerpack site operators that it will be rolling out “a new software and firmware package” to their sites. The package, as per Tesla’s email, would be Version 1.6, and will involve several important updates for bringing “major improvements” to the sitemaster software and the Powerpack system firmware.
Revealing that the updated software and firmware has undergone internal validation, Tesla said that the update has been in operation at internally owned installations for more than two months. Tesla also asked the Powerpack site operators to follow a given link in order “to indicate whether or not you approve of us updating your system with this new software and firmware.”
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