The laureates helped develop a wireless world, the committee said.
Around 26,000 units were sold in Canada, mostly from 2015 to 2017.
Renewable energy with storage has a number of advantages over fossil fuels. It can discharge power to the grid to meet demand more quickly and efficiently, and it's less prone to disruption, because power sources are distributed over a large area, so if one part is knocked out by a storm, for example, other parts keep the system running.
There are not many entrepreneurs who can command a room like Elon Musk. When he stepped onto a stage in May to unveil the Powerwall the audience oohed and ahhed and dutifully pre-ordered more than 38,000 of Tesla's new home battery systems.
When people think of energy storage, they think of batteries. We've had them in their modern incarnation for more than 200 years and there are examples in the archaeological record of things that could be batteries that are more than 2000 years old.