Tesla to build world’s largest battery storage system in Australia

TESLAThe company was selected to provide a 100 MW/129 MWh Powerpack lithium-ion battery storage system near Jamestown, South Australia. The system will be paired with a nearby wind farm, which it will use as a charging source so that it can then deliver electricity during peak hours to help maintain reliable operation of the area’s electrical infrastructure.
The move for a more sustainable energy solution in the area was prompted by a severe storm that caused a state-wide blackout last September in South Australia, leaving 1.7 million residents without electricity. Additional blackouts occurred during the Australian summer in early 2017.
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