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The recent unveiling by Tesla founder Elon Musk of the low-cost Powerwall storage battery is the latest in a series of exciting advances in battery technologies for electric cars and domestic electricity generation. We have also seen

Here are a few things you can do to make your lithium-ion batteries last longer, whether they be used in an electric car, a large home installation – such as Tesla’s newly announced Powerwall – or in your portable device, such as a smartphone or

The recent announcement by Tesla of Powerwall, its new lithium-ion-based residential battery storage system, has caused quite a stir. It even raises the possibility of going off the grid, relying upon solar panels to generate electricity, and storing it with their

There’s this guy that’s pretty sure the thing you’re looking at right now is one of the greatest threats to humanity. No, he’s not talking about our growing obsession with staring at sheets of digitised glass, and the unhealthy sedentary existence associated

Elon Musk’s keynote address last week, at which he took the wraps off a much-anticipated battery technology, was fascinating to watch. Firstly, here was a South African-born entrepreneur and inventor – his accent still giving away

In the latest episode of South Africa’s leading technology podcast, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Elon Musk’s big Tesla Energy keynote and what it might mean for South African consumers. Also this week, we look at