What is the Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage Unit?

May 17th, 2017 by

Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage Unit

It’s no secret that Mercedes-Benz, along with other automakers, is constantly searching for new and innovative ways to improve the automotive experience and reduce carbon emissions. Back in 2015, Mercedes-Benz announced its home energy storage unit to rival Tesla’s Powerwall. If you are interested in learning more about Mercedes-Benz’s next-level energy storage technology, you are in the right place.

What to Expect From the Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage Unit

The Mercedes-Benz battery offers a capacity of 2.5 kWh, which means up to 8 units can provide a 20-kWh storage capacity–plenty of space for personal use. Besides, businesses and larger entities can upgrade to larger capacities if necessary. The Mercedes-Benz energy storage unit is best combined with solar panels and an in-home energy management system. The look of the battery resembles an air conditioning unit with a sleek, modern design.

When Will the Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage Unit Be Available?

Ever since it was first introduced in 2015, many people have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Mercedes-Benz energy storage unit. Well, the wait is almost over. It is currently ready for delivery in the U.K. and is projected to be available for sale in the U.S. sometime during 2017.

Pricing for the Mercedes-Benz Energy Storage Unit

Although pricing for the Mercedes-Benz battery is decided by the individual distributor, Business Insider estimates that purchase, installation, and hardware costs may fall between $9,000 and $10,000.

Stay tuned to the Mercedes-Benz of North Haven blog for additional details about the Mercedes-Benz energy storage unit and its upcoming availability in the U.S.