06 Feb '18, 11am

Tesla's Latest South Australia Battery Project to Rival the Capacity of…

Tesla's Latest South Australia Battery Project to Rival the Capacity of…

South Australia is turning to Tesla once again for batteries to support the state's electric grid. But this time around, the batteries are meant to be installed at homes and paired with solar panels, in what's being billed as “the world’s largest virtual power plant.” Following the installation of the world’s largest grid-scale battery adjacent to a South Australian wind farm, Tesla was awarded a deal to install solar panels and batteries in nearly 50,000 South Australian homes over the next five years, the company and the state government announced Monday. Most large-scale lithium-ion battery deployments today come in the form of giant, centralized battery plants. Tesla’s virtual power plant will comprise thousands of Powerwall home batteries, but will operate just like a one big Powerpack system -- charging up when demand and electricity rates are low and discharging whe...

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