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Five questions for Elon Musk about Tesla's battery business plan
Five questions for Elon Musk about Tesla's battery business plan

Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk plans to launch the electric car market into a new product line -- batteries for home and business energy storage. That would allow users, for instance, to charge batteries at night -- when energy rates are cheap -- and use the power during peak hours in the daytime. The billionaire entrepreneur will provide details of the plan before hundreds of invited guests at the Tesla design studio in Hawthorne on Thursday night. Already, Tesla has been dabbling in energy storage, providing batteries for some Walmart stores and others. Musk is expected to ramp up the program, in part to make more use of the giant battery factory that Tesla is building near...

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