Tesla’s Powerwall


A completely automated system that can integrate solar power and storage to reduce reliance on the power grid.

Product description Brand name and product description

Tesla’s Powerwall is a completely integrated battery energy storage system suitable for residential and small commercial applications. The system consists of a Li-ion battery that can be coupled to solar systems to store excess energy.

The Powerwall’s design allows users to connect it to any house or building’s electrical system. The batteries can also be used as a grid backup in countries with poor energy grids and high reliance on electricity, mobile communications, and mobile money, to soften energy shortages and prevent economic losses.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Tesla’s Powerwall aims its technology to be applied worldwide. In developing countries, the batteries have been implemented in Zimbabwe.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

From 7,600 USD which includes 1 Powerwall + supporting hardware.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

The primary competitors of Tesla’s Powerwall are Sunrun Brightbox.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Solar power systems owners looking for reducing reliance on the power grid, at residential and small commercial scale. Power energy and communication utilities looking for a backup in case of power brownouts or blackouts on the main power grid.

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