By 2020, Tesla believes its Gigafactory will produce more lithium-ion batteries in one year than were produced worldwide in 2013

Reposted from Computerworld

Tesla Motors next week will announce two battery lines, one for households and another for utilities, that will store power from renewable sources, such as solar and wind, supplementing them when the sun goes down or the weather changes.

Late last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that he planned to announce a “major new Tesla product line” that isn’t a car.

The announcement, he said, would take place at his company’s Hawthorne Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, at 8 p.m. April 30

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