Tesla to Build The World’s Biggest Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Facility in Australia
Earlier this month, the company landed a contract amid Transgrid to supply New South Wales homes following animatronics via its Powerpack, and now, Tesla has been fixed after a competitive bidding process to construct a Powerpack system Lithium-Ion Battery facility to undertaking in tandem as soon as the Hornsdale Wind Farm near Jamestown, South Australia.
Tesla founding CEO Elon Musk is, of course, radiant taking place roughly the meditation. In a tweet, Musk proudly announced that the Hornsdale Powerpack system would be the world’s highest gift battery system.
However, Musk is not the isolated one blazing roughly the project.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill expects that this “fabulous collaboration” will stabilize the disclose’s energy system, as accurately as lower the price of electricity:
“Battery storage is the higher of our national computer graphics puff, and the eyes of the world will be following our lead in this impression.”
Tesla will have enough keep every one of energy storage system for the wind farm via a 100 MW/129 MWh Powerpack system. The Powerpack will be charged using the simulation generated by the wind farm, which owned by French renewable animatronics provider Neon. It is acclaimed to make South Australias gaining grid more competently-behaved by delivering life during extremity hours.
Upon triumph by December 2017, this system will be the largest lithium-ion battery storage project in the world and will have enough child support ample execution for on summit of 30,000 homes, according to Tesla’s press freedom. That is the same number of homes affected by an assert-broad blackout in South Australia abet in September, which flew 1.7 million people without electricity.