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Category: Tesla

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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.

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Telstra unveils its big battery - it's nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Telstra unveils its big battery – it’s nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Never mind Tesla’s big battery in SA, Telstra has 1GWh of battery storage in its current fleet, and plans to put it to use on the energy market.

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Another blackout, another tweet, and Tesla’s Musk sets out to save another grid

Another blackout, another tweet, and Tesla’s Musk sets out to save another grid

Could Tesla come to the rescue of Puerto Rico’s hurricane decimated grid with solar and battery storage? Twitter says, “let’s talk.”

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Future shock: Faster we get there the better, says Tesla's Musk

Future shock: Faster we get there the better, says Tesla’s Musk

Tesla’s big battery – already half complete – signals the speed of the energy transition. “This is what the future will look like,” Musk says. “And the faster we get there the better.” The contrast with the Federal government, brandishing lumps of coal, could not be greater.

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Musk gets connection deal for Tesla big battery, and then switches it on

Musk gets connection deal for Tesla big battery, and then switches it on

Tesla signs connection agreement for world’s biggest lithium battery” in South Australia, triggering 100-day countdown. But much of it is already in place and was providing the power for a night-time launch party at the Hornsdale wind farm.

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Queensland council saves $1.9m in grid costs from single Tesla Powerpack

Queensland council saves $1.9m in grid costs from single Tesla Powerpack

A Queensland local government council has installed what is believed to be Australia’s first off-grid solar and battery storage system to use a Tesla Powerpack, to maintain local drinking water quality around the clock.

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Tesla plans big battery party, still waiting on Victoria tender

Tesla plans big battery party, still waiting on Victoria tender

Tesla prepares to announce “big battery” milestone, as Musk drops in for a space conference and storage industry awaits results of Victoria tender.

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How Tesla's big battery can smash Australia's energy cartel

How Tesla’s big battery can smash Australia’s energy cartel

Regulator report cites seven different occasions where Australia’s big energy players used market power to push up prices nearly 100-fold. No wonder South Australia has pushed for Tesla big battery, which is likely to be able to smash this cartel, despite being derided by the Coalition.

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Tesla, Zen, Lyon slam S.A. energy security target as industrial "relic"

Tesla, Zen, Lyon slam S.A. energy security target as industrial “relic”

Tesla, Zen, Lyon and others slam South Australia’s proposed energy security target, saying it lacks technical expertise and will deliver windfall profits to incumbent gas generators, and not encourage new technologies like battery storage.