Mercedes-Benz Home Battery

Jun 18, 2015

Category: Tech

The tech world was stunned earlier this year when Tesla announced their plans for the Powerwall, a mass-produced home battery, and now it appears that the company will have some competition from Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz announced plans to offer their own battery packs in Germany, with the batteries shipping as early as September.

Mercedes’ battery packs are originally designed with cars in mind, allowing the cells to load up on solar energy overnight to be used throughout the off-peak hours. The company also notes that buyers will be able to combine up to eight packs for a total of 20 kWh. Pricing information for these Mercedes branded Daimler home batteries has not yet been announced, but their competitors, Tesla, have systems that start at $3,000. Accumotive is currently taking registrations for the product now. [Purchase]

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

These Hand-Blown Tumblers Are Your Sipping Whiskey's Best Friend

A Huckberry-exclusive rocks glass set inspired by the Rocky Mountains.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Featured Image

Enjoy Your Favorite Films Anywhere With This IPX6 Mini Outdoor Projector

A pocketable projector with 4K picture quality & built-in speakers.

Posted By

May 11, 2021

Featured Image

BenQ’s World-First Low-Latency 4K Gaming Projector Casts A 120″ Screen

The lag-free device even comes with specific gaming modes for RPGs, FPSs, and more.

Posted By

May 10, 2021

Featured Image

Disney Shows Off Its ‘Real’ Extending Lightsaber Tech For Star Wars Day

Now, if they can just figure out how to access The Force...

Posted By

May 4, 2021

Featured Image

The Bang & Olufsen Beolab 28s Are Hi-Fi Tower Speakers 35 Years In The Making

Wall-mounted or floor-standing wireless speakers with cutting-edge sound.

Posted By

Apr 30, 2021

Featured Image

Leica Joins JMGO On An Impressive Short-Throw 4K Smart Projector

The JMGO 01 Pro can project an HD 100” screen from just 9.2” away.

Posted By

Apr 29, 2021