Friday, March 10, 2017

Elon Musk promises to fix South Australia’s electricity woes in 100 days

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has promised to fix the Australian state of South Australia’s electricity crisis in 100 days – or it’s free. For context, South Australia has recently experienced a series of electricity blackouts. The causes of this are twofold: demand exceeding supply, and recurring failures in the state’s power generation infrastructure. On Thursday, Lyndon Rive, Tesla VP for Energy Products and Solar City CEO, said that the company could install between 100 and 300 megawatt hours of batteries. It also said that the company could do the same in the neighboring state of Victoria, which lingers under the…

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