It’s not a revolutionary battery. But the announcement, expected Thursday evening, that Tesla will mass-produce batteries in its new gigafactory is going to mark a revolution in energy storage.
Tesla could make it easier for people and businesses to go off the grid by bringing the economies of scale and the power of branding to reliable energy storage. While cheaper solar panels and better solar installations have made producing your own power practical, Tesla is expected to give it the next push forward.
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