Category: Home battery backup

EV charging with a home backup battery

Images: Screen captures from our Tesla Powerwall app, with yellow text added to provide further insights. NET METERING Since we have “net metering” with 1:1 “banking” of excess solar energy production, the kilowatt hours we have “banked” with our local utility, West Penn Power,… Continue Reading “EV charging with a home backup battery”

Next Power Outage

This story caught my eye a few days ago:  Tesla has a home battery to sell you, with or without solar Tesla said this week that it’s now selling Powerwalls separately “in select US markets.” The company hasn’t put out an official list of… Continue Reading “Next Power Outage”