Tesla dumps high capacity Powerwall as it gears up for Mark II release

March 21, 2016 by  
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When Tesla CEO Elon Musk first unveiled the company’s home battery system, the Powerwall , clean energy advocates literally jumped up and down with joy. Designed to store grid energy for use during blackouts, the battery was also predicted to tip the scales for home solar and wind generation. Due to changes in the grid energy market since Powerwall’s release, that didn’t pan out very well, prompting the company to discontinue its 10kWh version and push forward with only the smaller 7kWh option. Read the rest of Tesla dumps high capacity Powerwall as it gears up for Mark II release

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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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