July 12, 2017

ADELAIDE: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has promised to build the energy storage system for South Australia and get it working within 100 days, or the company will provide it for free.

Tesla will provide 100 megawatts of battery storage by Dec. 1, pairing it with a wind farm at Hornsdale north of Adelaide operated by France’s Neoen, according to a statement on Friday from South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill. The system, which will have capacity of 129 megawatt-hours, will provide enough power for more than 30,000 homes, Tesla said.

ARTICLE: Tesla wins bid to build world’s largest battery system

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