Nick Rosen | |

We previously reported on Tesla’s announcement of home power storage units.

Now the company has released the price: $3,000 for seven kilowatt-hours or $3,500 for 10

Availability: Summer

The larger of the two battery models should keep an average-size home running for a day.

Tesla is launching this business partly because it’s already making vehicle batteries and can benefit from the economies of scale that come from producing both types. Another reason is that the market for energy storage is expected to grow in concert with the use of solar power. Tesla needs both electric vehicles and solar power to boom if it hopes to use the projected output from a $5 billion battery “gigafactory” it’s building in Nevada.

 

Buy our book - OFF THE GRID - a tour of American off-grid places and people written by Nick Rosen, editor of the off-grid.net web site

3 Responses to “More details emerge on Tesla Powerwall”

  1. chris

    Mercades Benz, Honda, LG and Samsung, amongst others are developing similar products…I wouldn’t rush to buy 1st Gen tech.

    Reply
  2. Wyatt Earp

    Please Keep me up to date

    Reply
  3. Albin Montagnaro

    I am interested in a unit

    Reply

Leave a Reply