Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage

May 22, 2017

Category: Tech

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Call them the ‘Three R’s” of the environmentally-friendly green movement toward limiting man’s carbon footprint on earth. From solar energy to hybrid-electric cars and bikes, we’re witnessing a sort of slow transition away from fossil fuels and toward more renewable resources. Hey, even Mercedes-Benz is doing it.

That’s right, the German automative behemoth is now slated to offer their new energy storage units for homes across America, beginning in California thanks to the state’s massive solar energy market. Each of these cells can be used to store energy garnered from rooftop solar panels, wind turbines and other means of alternative energy production. They’re made up of 2.5 kWh batteries that are stacked to create units up to 20 kWh strong. This isn’t without a purpose though. In fact, with this release Mercedes-Benz will now be competing directly with Tesla’s Powerwall unit. They’ll be on sale through Vivint Solar here in the near future with prices ranging from $5,000 up to $13,000 depending on the size of the system.

Learn More: Here

More From Tech

This Luminox x Bear Grylls Watch Was Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic

Help save the world by being ready to save yourself.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

These Form-Fitting Joggers Boast A Breathable Four-Way Stretch Construction

A calculated pair of warmup pants for the gym or lounging at home.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Astelle & Kern Unveils A Precision-Machined Pro-Level Hi-Fi Audio Player

Suppressing electrical noise and providing stable power at high output levels.

Posted By

Sep 22, 2020

Featured Image

TCCT Partners With Pininfarina And Zagato For A Classic Car Simulator

Featuring vintage-style steering wheels, leather interiors, and a manual gear shifter.

Posted By

Sep 21, 2020

Featured Image

Sony’s Xperia 5 II Is The World’s First 4K 120FPS Slow-Mo Recording Phone

Featuring a lightning-quick 120Hz refresh rate and Heat Suppression Power Control.

Posted By

Sep 18, 2020

Featured Image

The Sun Can Power Tissot’s Titanium Hybrid Smartwatch For 6 Months Straight

With Photovoltaic cells allowing it to go half-a-year without a charge.

Posted By

Sep 18, 2020