Elon Musk's giant lithium-ion battery is now powering South Australia - delivered within about 60 days after announcing the contract.
Earlier on Twitter, Musk exchanged comments with Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes and vowed to meet a 100-day deadline from the date of signing or build the battery complex for free.
The battery is said to be capable of powering 30,000 homes, said Yuen Low, an analyst at Shore Capital.
Weatherill came under fire previous year after the entire state went black following a major storm, and raced to shore up the state's grid with a A$510 million ($385 million) plan, including ordering the big battery and installing diesel-fueled turbines.
More importantly for the residents of South Australia, they hope the Tesla's Powerpack system can begin to solve some of the massive energy problems experienced over past summers plagued by blackouts, noted the publication.
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Despite having a rapidly growing wind power (than the rest of Australia), South Australia has been facing a series of blackouts in the last 18 months after a devastating storm in April and since then the government had been facing a lot of criticism, prompting it to look for a solution.
Tesla Powerpacks in South Australia, which make up about half of the new Australian mega-battery.
Lithium-ion batteries have a greater charge cycle than conventional lead-acid batteries, and can respond within seconds.
Although the country still relies on fossil fuels for two-thirds of its electricity, wind energy is a large contributor in South Australia. This is especially important given that this state gets a whopping 40 percent of its electricity from wind energy. "It can address those stability issues very quickly without needing to resort to using large power plants", said Praveen Kathpal, vice president of AES Energy, a losing bidder to build the battery.
Meanwhile, Tesla's Elon Musk has expressed eagerness to compete to fund, build & operate a high-speed transport connection between Chicago O'Hare Airport and downtown.
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It's tied for the ninth most-active season since record-keeping began in the 1850s, and was the most active season since 2012. There were 17 named storms this season with 10 reaching the status of hurricane and six being classified as major hurricanes.
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