A Tesla Battery for Your Home?

by Nour Bundogji

With the emerging energy storage market, Tesla Motors Inc., best known for their Model S all-electric sedan, announces plans to release a lithium-ion battery to power your home. Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of Tesla Motors, stated in an earnings conference call, “We are going to unveil the Tesla home battery, a consumer battery that would be for use in people’s houses or businesses fairly soon.”

What is this battery?

Well, Musk said that it “will be like the Model S pack: something flat, 5 inches off the all wall, mounted, with a beautiful cover, an integrated bi-directional inverter, and plug and play.” Continue reading