Rubicon Professional Services announces completion of first project with Tesla, Inc

News Summary: Rubicon Professional Services, a specialized provider of General Contractor and EPC services for the Alternative Energy and Critical Infrastructure sectors, has completed the installation of a Tesla Energy Storage System at the East Valley Water District in Highland, CA.

Oakland, CA – 12/7/2023

Rubicon Professional Services, an expert provider of General Contractor and EPC services for the Alternative Energy and Critical Infrastructure sectors, is pleased to announce the completion of their first project for Tesla, Inc –  a 357 kW BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) at the East Valley Water District in Highland, CA.

California’s rapidly evolving energy landscape and aggressive carbon reduction goals are increasing the need for alternative energy sources, and the infrastructure to best utilize them. Coupled with the instability of the energy grid across the country and the high price of transmission and distribution, and on-site storage brings a level of resiliency and cost control to forward thinking customers.

The future of renewable energy relies on large-scale energy storage. Tesla Megapack is a powerful battery system that provides energy storage and support, helping to stabilize the grid and prevent outages. By strengthening sustainable energy infrastructure, Tesla creates a cleaner grid that protects businesses, communities and the environment. Megapack stores energy for the grid reliably and safely, eliminating the need for gas peaker plants and helping to avoid outages. Each unit can store over 3 MWh of energy—that’s enough energy to power an average of 3,600 homes for one hour. Find out more at

“By supporting Tesla in this first project, RPS is fulfilling our commitment to environmental and economic responsibility; helping the country move forward toward its decarbonization goals; and helping to create a cleaner grid that protects our communities and the environment. RPS does this one building and client at a time. That’s how we make the world a better place for our families and keep businesses innovating. Our customers are the cornerstone of our success, and we are excited to build upon this new relationship with Tesla,” says Abbot Moffat, Director of Business Development | West for RPS.

About Rubicon Professional Services

Rubicon Professional Services was formed in 2006 by a group of well-established design and construction professionals to provide our clients with a highly technical approach to complex design and construction projects. Our intent was to go beyond typical “brick and mortar” contractors, and provide a highly skilled focus on the components that account for up to 80% of the cost, efficiency and reliability of the data center and critical support infrastructure – the complex electrical, mechanical, controls and fire protection systems that are the life blood of the facility. We recruit the most highly skilled and experienced professionals in the design and construction business and develop a specialized approach to construction that combines the technical talent of professional engineers and architects with the expertise of our construction specialists, project managers, superintendents and MEP coordinators. The resulting team is unparalleled in the industry in terms of combined technical prowess and construction skills. RPS brings years of technically specialized, turn-key construction experience in both Critical Facilities and Alternative Energy. For more information on what RPS can offer, please visit

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