Friday, May 1, 2015

Tesla Announces Powerwall Solar Batteries

This could be a big deal. Tesla is going way beyond the electric car.
Talk about a vehicle for change.

from Tesla:

Energy Storage for a
Sustainable Home

Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup electricity supply. Automated, compact and simple to install, Powerwall offers independence from the utility grid and the security of an emergency backup.

http://ir.teslamotors.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=909910

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/204702-what-the-tesla-powerwall-home-battery-means-inexpensive-time-shifting-for-solar-energy

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/04/30/why-teslas-announcement-could-be-such-a-big-deal/

--- MMT