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Second Tesla "big battery" to power Victorian farm

Second Tesla “big battery” to power Victorian farm

US battery maker Tesla has again been selected to team up with French renewables developer Neoen on another ground-breaking Australian project; this time on a wind farm and battery storage facility that will help power a major Victorian farming business.

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Speed of Tesla big battery leaves rule-makers struggling to catch up

Speed of Tesla big battery leaves rule-makers struggling to catch up

Tesla big battery’s dramatic intervention after Loy Yang trip, and a separate 0-100MW injection in just 140 milliseconds, illustrates yawning gap between technologies and market rules. The future is here, but market rule makers are not ready for it.

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Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy Yang trips

Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy Yang trips

Tesla big battery steps in after big Loy Yang coal unit trips, and arrests and reverses a dramatic fall in frequency – before the contracted coal unit had time to respond.

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Tesla big battery goes the full discharge - 100MW - for first time

Tesla big battery goes the full discharge – 100MW – for first time

Tesla big battery discharges at full capacity – 100MW – for first time as world’s largest lithium ion battery continues shake-down of capabilities.

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Yes, the Tesla battery is massive, but it can do much more beside

Yes, the Tesla battery is massive, but it can do much more beside

Many are now watching to see what impact the battery has on the SA electricity market, and whether it could be a game-changer nationally.

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Tesla big battery shows off its flexibility in final testing

Tesla big battery shows off its flexibility in final testing

Tesla battery goes through final testing with a rapid series of charging and discharging – never seen before on Australia’s ageing dumb grid.

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Tesla big battery ramps up, AEMO seems happy so far

Tesla big battery ramps up, AEMO seems happy so far

Tesla battery testing shows major charging and discharging – a novelty to the grid. Both AEMO and SA government sound pretty happy.

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Tesla big battery - world's biggest - charges up for first time

Tesla big battery – world’s biggest – charges up for first time

World’s biggest battery charges up for first time as testing begins ahead of its formal commissioning next week.

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Musk says Tesla big battery now more than 80% complete

Musk says Tesla big battery now more than 80% complete

Elon Musk says Tesla big battery in South Australia now more than 80% complete, but even bigger storage installations likely to follow.

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Explainer: The big 3 projects making South Australia capital of battery storage

Explainer: The big 3 projects making South Australia capital of battery storage

The 100MW/100MWh battery storage project proposed for Whyalla is one of three big projects that will make South Australia the leader in battery storage, as well as wind and solar.

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A coal-based grid in 2030 will make Australia un-competitive

A coal-based grid in 2030 will make Australia un-competitive

Builder of world’s first wind, solar and battery storage project in Queensland says renewables will beat even existing coal within a few years, and relying on a coal and gas fired grid in 2030 will make the Australian economy uncompetitive.