Late last year, Elon Musk surprised everyone by announcinga new version of Tesla’s less-than-a-year-old Powerwall home battery system, with double the capacity for the same dough….the other players in this industry must have been gnashing their teeth, but bravely soldiered on with the expectation that “it’ll take them forever to deliver”.
Not so – my Powerwall2 was installed yesterday, one of the first in New South Wales, Australia – read on for the blow-by-blow and decide if you also want to be free from power blackouts and 3-figure power bills.
What is a Powerwall anyway?
If you don’t yet know what a Powerwall2 is, read this section – if you do, skip to the next heading.
Simply put, it’s a slim, no-maintenance, weatherproof and near-silent rechargeable Lithium battery system with the front profile of a bar-fridge, located near your power board, paired with a Gateway box that manages power…
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