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

By John Voelcker 2,886 views Apr 29, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Photovoltaic solar panels on roof of Honda Smart Home at UC-Davis, California Enlarge Photo 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 by allowing the energy they generate to be held on site, and drawn upon when needed. DON'T MISS: Will Tesla Model 3 Electric Car Hit 2017 Production Date? Today, most residential solar panels feed excess power into the electric grid--a process known as "reverse metering." Many states require utilities to accept power from sol...

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