Tesla’s Big Bet: Batteries For Energy Storage A ‘Major New Product’

Photovoltaic solar panels on roof of Honda Smart Home at UC-Davis, California

Tomorrow night, if its strong hints are accurate, Tesla Motors will announce that it plans to offer lithium-ion battery packs for home and business energy storage. Such storage comes at a cost on top of that of the photovoltaic solar panels that generate the energy. But the promise is that such batteries vastly increase the utility of solar panels… …read more