Reports: Panasonic battery to power homes for one week
Panasonic is planning to market a home-use storage cell that will supposedly hold enough juice to power a typical Japanese home for one week, according to reports.
The cell could be available in Japan around fiscal 2011, according to the interview with Panasonic President Fumio Otsubo, carried on Physorg.com. Fiscal 2011 in Japan begins April 1, 2010.
The electronics giant has been developing fuel cell home cogeneration systems. But it recently of Sanyo Electric and is expected to take advantage of Sanyo's and know-how.
Panasonic and Sanyo have apparently already test-manufactured the storage cell and plan to sell it with a power-monitoring system that displays consumption on home TVs.
Via Physorg.com .