Mercedes Benz makes new home battery modules to compete with Tesla Powerwall

Mercedes Benz has new home battery modules. The Mercedes Benz battery modules start with a capacity of 2.5 kWh and up to eight battery modules can be combined for a total energy storage capacity of 20 kWh.

Including a required power inverter and installation, the total price for the Mercedes-Benz home battery will range from $9,000 to $10,000.

Telsa Powerwall cost

This product competes with the Tesla Powerwall.

One 14 kWh Powerwall battery costs $5,500
Supporting hardware $700

Price for Powerwall equipment $6,200

Requires $500 deposit for each Powerwall

Typical installation cost ranges from $800 to $2,000. This does not include solar installation, electrical upgrades (if necessary), taxes, permit fees, or any retailer / connection charges that may apply. Installation cost will vary based on your electrical panel, and where you would like your Powerwall installed. Installation will be scheduled after you place your order.

For smaller projects, customers can use Tesla’s Powerwall 2, which is aimed at the residential market with a capacity of 14 kWh, but can be stacked with up to 9 packs for a usable capacity of up to 121 kWh.

Tesla unveiled a new Powerpack and inverter system with 6-year payback for an Australian school.