Tesla’s Powerwall battery is a stylish but expensive way to ditch the grid

May 1, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Tesla’s hotly anticipated home battery is now on the market. Late last evening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk kept his promise for a  hotly anticipated announcement about the company’s next product line. Musk admitted last week that the announcement would indeed be about the home battery he promised earlier in the year, the details of which have been quite secretive until, well, now. Musk took the stage at 8pm PST to make the announcement, in which he wowed the crowd by directing people to the Tesla website, where the stationary battery is already available for pre-order and scheduled to ship within a few months. Read the rest of Tesla’s Powerwall battery is a stylish but expensive way to ditch the grid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: elon musk , energy storage , green home energy , green homes , home battery , home energy , off the grid , powerwall battery , Solar Power , suncity , tesla , tesla home battery

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Reliance Foundry bike lockers provide secure storage for cyclists on-the-go

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It’s a heart-dropping feeling: you come back to the pole where you left your brand new bike and all you see is a dangling, clipped chain. Even as biking grows in popularity as a form of green transportation, worries about bicycle theft and vandalism still prevent many from taking it up. Reliance Foundry ‘s bike lockers are a reliable, durable and secure solution that offers peace of mind to cyclists. The versatile, heavy-duty storage chambers are an ideal alternative to easily clippable chain locks, and a way to encourage more people to put down their car keys and pick up their bike helmets. Read the rest of Reliance Foundry bike lockers provide secure storage for cyclists on-the-go Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike locker , bike security , Bike Storage , eco design , green design , lockers for bikes , Reliance Foundry , secure bike storage , sustainable designs

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Solar-powered Base Camp embraces nature through energy-efficient design

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Medici Architects rock 5-Star Built Green standards with gorgeous Kirkland Home

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Daylit STGM Head Office uses reclaimed wood, solar power and a green wall to create a truly sustainable work environment

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