Tesla Eyes the Largest Battery Storage Project in the World

Tesla has until the end of the year to create a battery storage system that can help support a more reliable electrical grid to 15 million people in California. The company announced Thursday night that it was selected through a competitive bidding process to build a 20 MW/80 MWh Powerpack system for the Southern California Edison Mira Loma substation. This will be the “largest lithium-ion battery storage project in the world,” Tesla says, assuming it’s fully operational by its coming deadline of December 31, 2016. Tesla doesn’t think that will be a problem: It says the Gigafactory it opened in the Nevada desert earlier this year will “allow this system to be manufactured, shipped, installed and commissioned in three months.” If the company has already started work on the project,…


Link to Full Article: Tesla Eyes the Largest Battery Storage Project in the World