Oregon Tesla crash sends battery cells flying into homes

A Tesla Model 3 crash on Tuesday night sent battery cells flying into nearby homes, which started at least one fire, Corvallis, Ore., police reported.

Corvallis Police Department

Corvallis Police Department

Dylan Milota, 21, was driving the car through a residential neighborhood at approximately 100 mph when it struck and knocked down a power pole and two trees, according to police.

Corvallis Police Department

Corvallis Police Department

The impact was so severe that the electric car’s battery pack ripped open and hundreds of the cylindrical cells inside escaped. The Tesla’s pack is comprised of about 3,000 to 4,400 of the cells, depending on the model.

(Corvallis Police Department)

Police said some of the cells landed in someone’s lap while they were in bed and ignited the bedding.

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Milota fled the scene with minor injuries, but was captured nearby and charged with driving under the influence of marijuana,

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Enphase Energy and Cutler Bay Solar Solutions Partner to Deliver 1.5 MWh of Battery Storage Systems to Florida Homes

Enphase Encharge storage system installed by Cutler Bay Solar Solutions in Florida

Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.
Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.
Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy management technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar-plus-storage systems, today announced that Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.

Cutler Bay Solar Solutions was a lead installer in the Enphase Encharge storage system

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Walker & Dunlop Completes Sale and Financing for Multifamily Property Near The Battery Atlanta

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that its multifamily property sales group, Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales, recently completed the sale of The Columns at Bentley Manor, a 418-unit garden style apartment community in Marietta, Georgia.

The Columns at Bentley Manor benefits from proximity to the Cumberland and Galleria submarkets, which boast over 31 million square feet of office space, and offers a convenient commute to Downtown Atlanta’s employment centers. The property is just minutes away from The Battery Atlanta, a transformative $1.5 billion mixed-use development, providing residents a true live, work, play experience.

The Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales team was led by Managing Director and middle-market expert, Kyle Palmer. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Palmer facilitated the transaction and served as advisor to ECI Groups, who is both the original developer and the seller of the

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