20 Dec '16, 1pm

The New Tesla Powerwall Is Actually Two Different Products

When Elon Musk released the second generation of Tesla's home battery in October, one of the key upgrades was the inclusion of an inverter. That piece of power electronics plays a vital role in switching the battery's electricity from DC to AC so it can be used in the house or sold back to the grid. The first Powerwalls required a separate inverter, adding time and expense to an installation. Putting Tesla's in-house inverter in the box amounted to a significant advance in the customer experience. It turns out, the situation is a little more complicated. The Powerwall 2 actually comes in two different versions: an AC-coupled model that includes the inverter and a DC-coupled one that does not. That's a departure from the company's product website , which says the new Powerwall is an "all-in-one" product that "uses an internal inverter to convert DC energy to the AC energy r...

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