Energy: Tesla’s Powerwall is Ready for Pre-Order

May 01, 2015

Something to keep in mind when pitching a bid (especially to eco-conscious customers) is leaving space for one of Tesla’s Powerwalls.

Which means not much space at all. Elon Musk unveiled the new stackable battery system that can store electricity for homes, businesses, and the grid, Bloomberg Business reports. Compared to the existing batteries out there, it is affordable (at $3,500 for a 10-kilowatt-hour version), sleek, thin (7.1 inches deep), light (220 pounds), and mountable side-by-side.

"The fact that this is wall-mounted is vital, because it means you don't have to have a battery room ... filled with nasty batteries. It means a normal household can mount this in their garage or on the outside wall of their house and it doesn't take up any room," Musk told Computer World. "It's designed to work very well with solar systems right out of the box."

Bloomberg Business summarizes important and interesting things to know about Tesla’s Powerwall in 12 facts.

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