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Tesla’s Powerwall – A Realist Perspective

July 28, 2015 1:09 pm

Published by Craven Construction

There’s a great great piece on Tesla’s Powerwall, over at the Cherryland Electric Cooperative’s blog written by General Manager Tony Anderson.  The advent of their new home battery shows a lot of promise for the future, but has some mathematical limitations currently.  It’s not the demise for the utility companies that some have touted it.

tesla powerwall batteryTony Anderson - director of Cherryland Electric“Is there a win-win partnership between such a battery and the utility? I believe one day that there just might be such a partnership. As the price of this technology drops, the day could come when the utility gives a low rate during off peak times for charging the battery.”   -Tony Anderson

Follow the link at the top to read more, and to see the simple math that grounds they hype in reality.  And let’s keep our path toward greater efficiency and innovation.

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