Tesla PowerwallElon Musk and Tesla want to change how the world uses energy, and have unveiled a new product line called Tesla Energy. One of its first products is the Powerwall, a battery that is install in the home that regulates and monitors how energy is used. According to Musk, the Powerwall is “completely sustainable, zero carbon” and will have an impact on the user’s electricity usage. A business model is also available, called the Powerpack.

Most homes use a lot of electricity through the day. A lot of this electricity comes from fossil fuels, which aren’t sustainable and cause a lot of environmental damage. The Powerwall saves energy from solar panels or the grid for use when it’s needed. For example, a Powerwall can save energy from off-peak times to be used during peak hours. For the customer, this will make electricity bills less expensive. For electric companies, it will remove stress from infrastructure during peak periods.

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