14 April 2021
Tesla support for Texas' electricity infrastructure

Tesla support for Texas’ electricity infrastructure


BloombergTesla is working on an energy storage project in Texas. Tesla’s subsidiary Gambit Energy StorageLocated about 40 miles south of Houston 20.000 populated Angleton modular in town Megapack’ler will build.

When the planned project is completed, 100 MWThe installation will be able to power approximately 20,000 homes. Texas Electrical Reliability Council (ERCOT) told Bloomberg that the system could start working in early June.

The project will power thousands of homes

It is not yet known why Tesla did this project through its subsidiary. Also, this type of energy storage setup is not the first of its kind for the company.

Gambit Energy Storage, 2017in South Australia 100 MWhHe built a battery farm in. In addition, for the ongoing Bay Area Moss Landing project California’daki Pacific Gas and Electric’i Megapacks It also continues its supply works with.

Last month, unprecedented winter weather left much of Texas without electricity. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said when the electricity grid was damaged ERCOT posted on Twitter to make fun of him.

Of the state’s electricity grid approx. 90 percent for the organization that managed and underwent intensive scrutiny after last month’s failure “I’m not winning that R” said.

As you may remember, one of Musk’s followers asked if a battery storage project built in Texas in Australia was possible. The famous billionaire answered Yes.


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