Elon’ll Fix It!Posted: March 14, 2017
“So for £125m, we could have enough battery storage to replace this wind power for a whole minute, should the wind stop.”
Translated for South Australia:
Subsidy sucking vampire Elon Musk’s 200 MILLION dollar toxic battery pack “could have enough battery storage to replace wind power for a whole minute (maybe 2), should the wind stop.”
The great “unreliable” energy con just keeps getting better and better.
By Paul Homewood
h/t Patsy Lacey
Ever the showman, Elon Musk has promised to fix South Australia’s power problems!
Elon Musk is not shy of a challenge. The billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla has promised that he can install enough battery capacity in South Australia’s power grid to fix the state’s energy capacity problems within 100 days, and if he fails, will do the whole thing for free.
Musk made the promise after Tesla’s vice president for energy products Lyndon Rive told the Australian Financial Review that a battery storage grid that can store between 100 and 300 megawatt hours of energy, enough to provide the extra capacity needed to prevent blackouts in the region, could be installed 100 days after a contract was signed.
The boast about extra capacity comes after increased battery production at Tesla’s gigafactory in Nevada, but Musk showed he wasn’t kidding by saying…
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