Tesla equip 50,000 Australian homes with solar panels and batteries

Established in Australia the giant energy storage system has already helped the population of the regions experiencing power failures, to go through a couple of difficult situations and saved local governments millions of dollars just in the first days of its launch. Now the company Tesla is going to equip the 50,000 Australian homes energy collection and storage systems, thus creating a kind of "virtual" solar power plant in the world. This company will help solar shingles and batteries Powerwall, produced in conjunction with SolarCity.

Tesla equip 50,000 Australian homes with solar panels and batteries

The company Tesla is going to bring happiness to the people of South Australia, where each of the 50 thousand houses will be equipped with solar panels and batteries, distributed across the country about 650 MWh of energy. To create Powerwall will use the second generation of the battery of a decentralized system.

"At the right moment, such a decentralized station will provide power comparable to a coal-fired plant. With low demand for electricity of the batteries will be recharged, and with a high - discharge, serving the needs of local residents, "- said the representative of the company Tesla.

To finance the project, the Australian Government is going to allocate a grant of two million dollars, and another 30 million will be granted a loan from the local fund for renewable energy. In the first place it is planned to equip the system for collecting and storing electricity for families with low income homes. Complete the installation in Tesla going by 2022.