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A realistic look at the Tesla Powerwall

So what is all the hype about the Tesla Powerwall?

Is it really anything new or just a redesign of what is already out there? Is it new technology or just new packaging? 397 more words

Electricity Conservation

Tesla's Household Battery System

Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors company officially announced the upcoming release of a product, a 7 or 10 kWhr household battery that it calls the Powerwall: 92 more words

Solar

Tesla's Powerwall is just another toy for rich green people

”All the breathless coverage of Elon Musk’s Powerwall battery brouhaha last night is missing the most important thing: a sober discussion of real-world costs,” Christopher Helman writes for Forbes. 314 more words

Opinion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals Powerwall home battery

”Silicon Valley electric-vehicle automaker Tesla Motors is expanding its presence beyond luxury cars with plans to produce a wall-mounted battery pack designed to store renewable energy in the home,” Nathan Bomey reports for The Detroit Free Press. 478 more words

News

Tesla's Worst Kept Secret Is Out: It's Making Solar-Based Batteries For Homes, Businesses

For months Tesla CEO Elon Musk has subtly (and not so subtly) hinted that the company’s next big foray wouldn’t be another car, but a battery system aimed at homeowners, businesses and utilities. 484 more words

The long and quiet history of Tesla's grid batteries

By now it’s not really a secret that on Thursday, Tesla Motors will likely show off battery packs that can be paired with solar panels, and plugged into the power grid. 1,037 more words

Tech

Elon Musk has triggered a contagious new battery zeitgeist in Silicon Valley

Tesla CEO Elon Musk—the showy electric-car, solar, and space billionaire—plans yet another shot at building a non-fossil fuel colossus with the launch later this week of a line of home and business-scale lithium-ion batteries. 926 more words