thomas rubino wrote:Haven't tried these yet, but they are on my list. Freeze proof ! Can live outdoors all winter ... expected but not yet proven life of 20 years ! Dump them in your garden after they are dead. Completely non hazardous to ship ! Cost is higher than trojans but trojans only last 7 years. Here is a link http://www.siliconebatteries.ca/gs.html here is a link to my local A.E. supplier www.backwoodssolar.com/
frank li wrote:The power wall is a cheap carrot on a stick at this point, or shell gamery. Elon is too busy planning on mining asteroids, moons, and terraforming mars with nukes. They are not producing a consumer automobile, nor will they produce a workable/affordable storage solution for those wanting to optimize energy usage or stabilize/pre pay permanently, cost.
Its called "Industrial Engineering"
"Industrial engineers are the bridge between management goals and operational performance. They are expected to exert leadership in workplace education as well as analysis, design and implementation of systems and plans for operating those systems that bring value to the organization."
We sized a medium commercial battery system, pretending inverters were available, and found we needed 54 7kw power walls!! I have no interest in wiring that mess. We found the same storage in 8 modules of aquion batteries, available to purchase and operates at common dc voltages.
Please stop waiting on tesla to provide unobtainium, decades are passing by....
The guys at evtv have some great tech. They have some insight on us controlling our transport and home power. Great reading and vids there.