The identical tech that powers Tesla’s electrical automobiles would possibly be coming to your home prior to you suppose.
Earlier right this moment, Elon Musk tweeted that the firm will announce a brand new product at the finish of April — and, rumor has it, it’s a battery for your home.
Main new Tesla product line — not a automobile — will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 30, 2015
Musk doesn’t say precisely what the product will be, however proof is pointing to the home battery. “We’re going to unveil the Tesla home battery, the shopper battery that might be to be used in individuals’s homes or companies pretty quickly,” Musk mentioned in an earnings name, according to Bloomberg, in February.
Musk continued that decision by saying information of the product would be launched “inside the next month or two” with manufacturing beginning as quickly as six months out. “Tesla already presents residential energy-storage models to pick out prospects by SolarCity Corp.,” Bloomberg reviews.
If Tesla presents householders and small companies a neater option to get off the grid, it may be thought of fairly “disruptive” to standard utility corporations. Nonetheless, with ever-increasing energy wants, maybe it’s simply the disrupt we’d like.