Sparks could fly as Tesla faces Aussie battery rival

A seasoned Australian entrepreneur is taking the fight to Tesla’s Elon Musk by marketing an alternative to his popular Powerwall. Tesla’s Powerwall battery lets consumers store solar panel ­energy and off-peak mains ­energy for later use, and is proving extremely popular. However, Mr Musk won’t have the sunny Australian market to himself. Yesterday Simon Hackett, a well known entrepreneur and executive chairman of battery ­solutions firm Redflow said his company would next month launch its battery for home use. Delivery would be midyear. Read the full article at the Australian