IKEA takes on Tesla by launching its own home battery

Article originally published by Wired

…when it comes to Tesla’s other business – home solar power and storage – it just got a major new rival: IKEA. The Swedish megabrand has announced today that it will offer solar storage to accompany its previously available rooftop solar cells…Storage is perhaps the most discussed subject in energy circles at the moment: just last week, the UK government announced plans to invest £246 million in battery research, including the creation of a National Battery Institute.