“Lights Out” for Tesla? This Tiny Company Is Challenging the Powerwall
We’ve got a big problem here in the U.S., and I’m not talking about skyrocketing household debt, elevated stock-market volatility, or the endless partisan bickering on Capitol Hill.
I’m talking about our crumbling electric infrastructure.
Simply put, the U.S. power grid is in bad shape. According to government estimates, over 70% of the country’s electric transmission lines are more than 25 years old.
And residents in some of the country’s most blackout-vulnerable areas — especially in California and along the Gulf Coast — have seen the frequency of power outages double in recent years.
And these aren’t minor blackouts. One severe weather incident can turn off the electricity for millions of Americans.
Take a look at the following chart, which shows the number of Texans who lost power on a single day in 2021:
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In fact, the electricity here in the U.S. goes out more times than in any other industrialized nation.
This goes beyond the inconvenience of missing the game on TV or having your ice cream melt.
It can be a matter of life or death.
In 2021, more than 700 people died in the state of Texas after roughly 10 million people lost power for days as temperatures dipped close to zero and heavy snowfall stranded many in their freezing-cold homes.
Sadly, that’s nothing compared to the nearly 1,400 who died due to Hurricane Katrina or the more than 4,000 lives lost in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Fortunately, there is a solution to this crumbling infrastructure problem.
More Powerful Than the Tesla Powerwall
The answer lies in a game-changing energy storage system (ESS). These devices store power that can later be used to supply electrical energy.
The problem with today’s energy storage systems — such as the Tesla (NSDQ: TSLA) Powerwall — is that they act as a backup to the energy grid. They can help with the most basic energy needs for short periods of time, but they can’t power an entire home.
Sure, the Powerwall can power the lights and some small appliances during an outage, but larger things like washers, dryers, and HVAC units are too much for it to handle.
In order to power your entire home without the help of the electric grid, you’d need to line up seven Tesla Powerwalls side-by-side.
Not only does that require a massive amount of space, it’s also a fire hazard that violates federal fire safety codes.
And a Powerwall certainly can’t run your home for days if it’s off the grid — when you need the backup energy the most!
However, thanks to new technology, homeowners soon will be able to store energy directly from the grid or from solar panels and power their entire home for days at a time — even if the grid is down.
What’s even more impressive is that the new ESS can be installed by a single person in less than an hour. Current systems are massive and bulky, requiring two or three installers multiple days for installation.
Unlike the Powerwall, the ingenious ESS from this tiny competitor fits inside a utility closet and can power an entire residential home for 36 hours using a basic unit without the risk of fire.
Tesla’s Killer Lurks in Broad Daylight
How popular will these new energy storage systems be?
Well, there’s one tiny California company with a patent pending for this technology.
And judging from the multiple Letters of Intents (LOIs) totaling tens of thousands of units the company has already received, I’d say its product will be very popular.
Currently, these LOIs indicate that this new ESS’s revenue potential ranges from a low-end estimate of $150 million to as much as $800 million over the next few years alone.
Even more amazing is the fact that these orders stem from only a single state: California.
Recently, lawmakers in California passed a bill to adjust how its net metering program works. On a high level, the bill incentivizes the use of solar systems paired with energy storage systems.
Customers can store power when it’s abundant on the grid, then sell it back when power usage is high.
Finally, here’s an opportunity to not only get off the grid and stop paying outrageous premiums for power but also profit by selling energy back to the grid.
Energy Independence… and Profit Potential
This tiny company’s groundbreaking technology recently caught the eye of a behemoth $10-billion global electronics manufacturer.
Together, the two will provide businesses and homeowners around the globe with the world’s most innovative battery storage solution.
We may no longer have to depend on an unreliable electric grid to heat and cool our homes, maintain the freshness of our food, and power all of our electronic gadgets.
In fact, if you combined this ESS with solar panels, you could unplug your home from the grid and run it entirely on stored energy.
Not only that, but you could also eliminate your energy costs by 100% per year!
In addition to its potential to virtually eliminate your electric bill, this tiny California-based company could be a “unicorn” for investors worth as much as $1 billion.
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