Tesla Announcement - Energy Storage for sustainable Homes and Businesses

When entrepreneur, Elon Musk announced his new Powerwall battery product he booked a staggering $800m in orders during the first week. The Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity from solar panels, or when utility rates are low. The big benefit of Powerwall is that it has the capacity to offer homes and businesses independence from the utility grid and also emergency backup.

Tesla’s batteries are a big deal, but there is still more to the picture….

Whilst the announcement of Powerwall availability from Tesla is a massive step in the right direction of de-coupling from the grid, there is still that giant elephant in the room of wasted power inside the homes and businesses that will be buying these killer batteries. This is being addressed by Quantify and its unique technology.

Take a bank of Tesla’s batteries and couple them with Quantify’s Internet of Things power management and you are going to squeeze every watt of efficiency you can from a complete power management solution. Quantify’s technology can intelligently manage power in the home so that you maximise the available “off-grid” time by coordinating usage with available capacity from the battery and prioritising loads throughout the house.

For example, as your Powerwall is dwindling in available stored power, your lights may cut back illumination by 10% to 15% (barely noticeable) and devices still drawing standby power but are not in use such as a TV, stereo or coffee machine can be powered down automatically. This applies particularly overnight or when you are not at home when you are leaching power out of the batteries even though you don’t see it.

Quantify has the potential to work hand in glove with Powerwall - a total power management solution.

Here is the original Powerwall announcement from Tesla: