Tesla flips on the world's largest lithium ion battery

Tesla flips on the world's largest lithium ion battery

Tesla flips on the world's largest lithium ion battery

The 129-megawatt-hour battery has garnered significant press for both its size and the nature by which it was acquired.

The US electric vehicle company was awarded a deal to build the battery earlier this year coupling efforts with French renewable energy firm Neoen.

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee. The delivery is also ahead of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's self-imposed deadline of "100 days or it's free".

In return, the South Australian Government will have the right to use the battery to prevent load-shedding blackouts.

"This is history in the making", Premier Jay Weatherill said. However, it had already begun dispatching some power into the state's power grid on the afternoon of November 31 as temperatures rose above 30-degrees.

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The facility which is being tested in the city of Jamestown is all set to launch officially soon and will be paired to the nearby Neoen Hornsdale Wind Farm for added stability.

Recently, Elon Musk won a $50 million bet when he completed the building of the world's largest lithium-ion battery in less than 100 days for the southern Australian outback. South Australia, of course, is no stranger to power outages, as blackouts left much of the area without power last summer.

"Storage can respond within a fraction of a second". It is more likely to be used to stabilise power supplies on a regular basis.

But critics have described it as a "Hollywood solution" in a country that still relies on fossil fuels, mainly coal, for two-thirds of its electricity. However, supporters of the new solution say that it will help stabilize the state's power grid that derives more than 40 percent of its electricity from wind energy, but needs helps when the wind dies down, especially during summers.

Tesla said it hopes the project "provides a model for future deployments around the world".

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