Great to see South Australia getting on the front foot with Tesla / Neon and making the right choices re renewables in the mix to sort their energy challenges.
Elon Musk has arrived in Adelaide to announce that his company, Tesla, will build the world’s largest lithium ion battery for South Australia.The historic agreement between French renewable energy provider Neoen, the South Australian government, and Tesla will put South Australia at the forefront of global energy storage technology.
The 100MW/129MWh battery, paired with Neoen’s Hornsdale wind farm, 230km north of the capital, Adelaide will have the ability to power 50,000 houses.“This will be the highest power battery system in the world by a factor of 3. Australia rocks!!” he tweeted on Friday.