The giant energy storage system in Australia has already helped residents of regions experiencing power outages to survive a couple of difficult situations and saved the local government millions of dollars literally in the first days of its launch. Now, Tesla
Tesla Company is going to make happy the inhabitants of South Australia, where each of 50 thousand houses will be equipped with solar panels and batteries, distributing around 650 MWh of energy around the country. To create a decentralized system, the second generation Powerwall batteries will be used.
"At the right time, such a decentralized station will help provide power comparable to a coal-fired power plant. With a low demand for electricity, the batteries will be charged, and at high demand, they will be discharged, serving the needs of local residents, "Tesla representatives explained.
To finance the project, the Australian government is going to allocate a grant for two million US dollars, and another 30 million will be issued loan from a local renewable energy fund. First of all, it is planned to equip households with a small income level with electricity collection and storage systems. Completely complete the installation in Tesla are going to by 2022.