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model 3 to power home during a power outage

model 3 to power home during a power outage

Can the model 3 be used to power my house during a power outage? I am thinking about a powerwall and/or a model 3 and live in a remote area that has frequent power outages. I would like to replace my deep-cycle lead-acid batteries with a tesla battery solution.

Efontana | 29 October, 2016

A way to think about it is: neither on flues backwards.

The battery in the power wall can feed the house and the car.

The battery in the car can feed the wheels, mostly.

Efontana | 29 October, 2016

A way to think about it is: neither one flows backwards.

The battery in the power wall can feed the house and the car.

The battery in the car can feed the wheels, mostly.

jordanrichard | 29 October, 2016

The answer is no, as far as the existing MS and MX. So I highly doubt they will enable the M≡ to do so.

jamilworm | 29 October, 2016

The powerwall is really the ideal thing for handling power outages.

dave.m.mcdonough | 30 October, 2016

I'm sure there will be a 12v aux that can handle an inverter, or possibly even an inverter option. If it can put out 15A then that would be enough to keep the freezer cold for a long time. :)
I realize it's not the most efficient path but it would work for basic emergency utility.

louie | 30 October, 2016

Only a Prius can power a home