Tesla Debuts Powerwall At-Home Storage

Last night, Elon Musk made a long-anticipated, yet unsurprising, announcement about Tesla’s plans to sell batteries for home storage. If you’ve already got solar panels on your house, for $3,000 to $3,500 (plus the cost of installation), you can essentially go off the grid with your own sleek, wall-mounted, flat screen TV-sized battery. Here’s a round-up of Inside Energy’s favorite Tesla coverage.

Hawaii’s Solar Push Strains The Grid

MIT Technology Review | Hawaii is a real-world test case for utility-scale solar. They’ve seen some major battery failures in the past couple of years, but that isn’t stopping them from pushing forward.