Aus­tralian state ex­tends Tesla trial

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

The Queens­land State Gov­ern­ment in Aus­tralia will ex­tend bat­tery stor­age tri­als for res­i­den­tial homes in the city of Townsville, it an­nounced on Tues­day. Plagued with surg­ing power prices, the state’s elec­tric­ity bills have soared 150 per­cent over the past eight years, leav­ing the gov­ern­ment look­ing for in­no­va­tive so­lu­tions to the prob­lem. “New bat­ter­ies have been in­stalled in the par­tic­i­pat­ing nine homes in­clud­ing a Tesla Pow­er­wall in one of them, along with new ad­vanced home en­ergy man­age­ment sys­tems,” Queens­land En­er­gyMin­is­terMark Bai­ley said in a state­ment.

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