For many households, the Powerwall 2 warranty is likely to last for under 9 years, rather than the full 10 years I was expecting.
Tag: "battery storage"
Today’s graph shows both versions of the Powerwall 2 are well ahead of the closest competition on price, beating its closest rivals by one third.
Tesla’s 14kWh Powerwall 2 batteries open for order in Australia, with installations set to begin in Feb 2017 – just as 100s of thousands of solar households lose their premium FiT.
The huge success of a community-based program encouraging solar and battery storage uptake in Australian homes and businesses suggests the battery storage sector may be in the early stages of mass-market uptake. And that’s not all it tells us.
The Turnbull government’s strategy of letting technology push come to policy shove is putting key Australian industries at risk, according to a new report which says battery storage could displace traditional energy players “far more rapidly than anticipated.”
Move over Elon Musk. Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas has entered the wide-open US EV+storage market.
Australia’s chief scientist says battery and energy storage a “tremendous” innovation opportunity – and a primary focus for Commonwealth Science Council.
New pricing for Tesla Powerwall suggests solar and battery storage now competitive with grid power. For about $16,000, consumers can slash their grid bill to almost nothing and not worry about blackouts. The strategic and commercial implications are marvellous or frightening, depending on your vested interest.
At double the capacity and almost half the cost/kWh, Tesla’s Powerwall 2 illustrates the break-neck speed at which battery storage is evolving.