15 Mar '17, 1pm

Tesla offers South Australia battery storage within 100 days

Stephen Edelstein Mar 15, 2017 Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013 Enlarge Photo If only we could all be as optimistic, and energetic, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Even as Tesla gears up for mass production of the Model 3 electric car and a hoped-for annual production rate of 500,000 total cars by next year, Musk has found time to place a high-profile bet on the renewable energy part of Tesla's businesses. In this case, it has to do with the electric grid in South Australian, which gets more than 40 percent of its energy from wind power. DON'T MISS: Tesla's battery farm on Kauai opens, large-scale solar energy for Hawaii The region has experienced several recent, high-profile blackouts that were blamed on wind intermittency, although the sudden closure of coal power plants and the fluctuating gas market may have as much to do wi...

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#smallbiz #entrepreneur Tesla's Musk discusses energy proposal with South Australian government

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '17, 11am

SYDNEY: Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk spoke with the premier of South Australia on Saturday after the tech entrepreneur offered...