19. March 2016 · Comments Off on Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) & Sunrun Inc (RUN) To Offer Home Storage Package In Hawaii · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is rapidly expanding its newly formed energy-storage unit, Tesla Energy, partnering with residential solar company Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ:SUN). The startup will be offering Tesla Powerwall systems along with its home solar-energy package.Getsolar.com reported that Sunrun’s “Brightbox” which would combine its solar panels and smart inverters, along with Tesla’s home battery technology to provide a complete solar-energy storage system for Hawaiins. The package will be gradually rolled out in other US states later in 2016.

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07. May 2015 · Comments Off on Tesla’s battery announcement shows the coming revolution in energy storage · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The glitzy electric car company Tesla Motors, run by billionaire Elon Musk, ceased to be just a car company.As was widely expected, Tesla announced that it is offering a home battery product, which people can use to store energy from their solar panels or to back-up their homes against blackouts, and also larger scale versions that could perform similar roles for companies or even parts of the grid.For homeowners, the Tesla Powerwall will have a power capacity of either 10 kilowatt hours or 7 kilowatt hours, at a cost of either $US3500 or $US3000.

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