Power To The People

A couple of months ago you may have heard of an announcement from a company called Tesla; the ‘Powerwall’! It’s a good name, it sounds like something Donald Trump would build his mansions out of. But in actuality, it is very large battery you can install in your own home.

Your instant reaction may be one of bewilderment, but really, this is precisely the type of innovation we need. We need to advance the cause of renewable energy through installing solar panels and wind turbines (and any other future renewable energy source yet to be developed) but the times of optimum sunlight do not align with the times of high power consumption; the morning and evening. The wind is not always blowing at these times either. So, by capturing this abundant energy in the middle of the day and storing it for the evening, Tesla are providing another…

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