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Will Homeowners Shell Out Thousands for Super Batteries?

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk sees a future in which super batteries change the world, making solar power available at night and turning homes into tiny utilities. Kellie Haynes, an event planner in Sacramento, Calif., is one of the few Americans …

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Why Tesla Batteries Are Cheap Enough To Prevent New Power Plants

Last year, analysts hired by Oncor Electric Delivery Company were toiling away on a study of the costs and benefits of installing enormous batteries on Oncor’s grid in Texas. The benefits would surpass the costs, they calculated, if Oncor could …

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Why your next home might be battery-powered

The future of home energy sits in Josh and Susan Fried’s Rockville basement near shelves of old tools and canned soup, an unadorned box the size of a wine cooler filled with a dozen silent batteries. Annoyed by blackouts, the …

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