Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tesla Gives the California Power Grid a Battery Boost - The New York Times

Tesla's other business line is building momentum

"The installation, capable of powering roughly 15,000 homes over four hours, is part of an emergency response to projected energy shortages stemming from a huge leak at a natural gas storage facility.

The project, which officially came online Monday but began operating at the end of last year, is an important and surprising demonstration of how utilities can use enormous collections of batteries in place of conventional power plants.

It is also an indication of how rapidly Tesla is moving to transform itself from a maker of luxury electric cars into a multifaceted clean-energy company."
Tesla Gives the California Power Grid a Battery Boost - The New York Times
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