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Tesla big battery is changing the way people think about the grid

Tesla big battery is changing the way people think about the grid

Tesla big battery is causing a rethink about the way the grid is managed. It will already become a front-line defence in a new mechanism designed to prevent black-outs and load-shedding in the event of a major fault.

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Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Grid-scale battery storage is taking off in Australia but it is still a struggle for investors to get value from their services. The contracts for the new Victoria big batteries explain why.

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Canavan compares Tesla Big Battery to Kim Kardashian

Canavan compares Tesla Big Battery to Kim Kardashian

Matt Canavan uses global “energy future” stage to poke fun at the Tesla Big Battery, embarrassingly for Australia. In other news, Coalition MPs also hate EVs.

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Micallef on Tesla big battery: Is it cruel to store electrons?

Micallef on Tesla big battery: Is it cruel to store electrons?

Comedian Shaun Micallef sends up opponents to battery storage and wind farms in the best skit on energy matters since Clarke and Dawe.

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Musk says storage orders surge on success of Tesla big battery

Musk says storage orders surge on success of Tesla big battery

Elon Musk says the Tesla big battery in South Australia has exceeded performance targets “significantly,” a success that has put a rocket under sales of the company’s commercial-scale Powerpacks.

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Tesla, Trump, Turnbull and the troglodytes: The best stories of 2017

Tesla, Trump, Turnbull and the troglodytes: The best stories of 2017

The death spiral for cars; Tesla’s Big Battery – and electric truck; the two faces of Malcolm Turnbull; and all the other stories that caught our readers’ attention this year.

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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.