Bright lights sig­nal start to bat­tery count­down

The Advertiser - - NEWS - BERNARD HUMPHREYS

THE 100-day count­down to build the world’s big­gest bat­tery be­gan last night after the deal was signed off by en­ergy regulators – and cel­e­brated at a bright light event in SA’s Mid North.

Tesla founder Elon Musk, pic­tured be­low, will part­ner with French re­new­able en­ergy de­vel­oper Neoen and the State Gov­ern­ment to cre­ate a 100MW and 129MWh bat­tery farm at Jamestown, 212km north of Ade­laide.

In an au­da­cious and quite lit­eral show of power, Tesla used its bat­tery packs to stage a gala event at the Horns­dale wind farm site host­ing around

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