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Elon Musk had 100 days to build the world’s biggest battery. He’s done.

Done and done. But now's the test.Image: tesla Elon Musk made a bet to build the world’s biggest battery in 100 days or he’d pay for it. And he’s done. Tesla has completed installing its colossal lithium ion battery in South Australia, a Powerpack system with 100 megawatts of capacity. But now comes the test. SEE ALSO: This isn’t the first time Elon Musk made big promises Regulatory testing will begin in the next few days to ensure the battery is optimised and meets AEMO and South Australian Government requirements,…

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Tesla will build worlds largest battery storage facility for Australian wind farm

Tesla will up its game in the renewable energy storage market with the largest lithium-ion battery storage facility in the world, to be built for Australias Hornsdale Wind Farm, with a completion date of December 1, 2017. The facility will use Teslas commercial battery storage Powerpack modules to deliver a capacity of 100 MW/129 MWh, which will store energy generated from the farms turbines during peak generation hours, and make it available consistently throughout the day when the grid needs it. This system will be able to power around 30,000…

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