Tesla CEO plugs into new market with home battery system
Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market.
Better batteries to break dependence on fossil fuels
By 2050 world population is projected to reach 10 billion people, and energy needs will double from what we require today. "We are nowhere near ready," said Héctor D. Abruña at a Charter Day Weekend lecture, ...
The history and development of batteries
Batteries are so ubiquitous today that they're almost invisible to us. Yet they are a remarkable invention with a long and storied history, and an equally exciting future.
Professor of materials/physics chemistry discusses Tesla's Powerwall for home energy storage
Last month Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a grand plan for home energy storage, and preorders for the system have already sold out until mid-2016. The Powerwall home battery unit comes in two options: a 7 kWh version designed for ...