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Six Giant Tesla Batteries Keep British Lights on for First Time


The plant is made up of six Tesla megapack batteries that can store energy from renewable sources to be used at times of peak consumption. The National Grid Electricity System Operator uses the balancing market to fine tune supply and demand to make sure they match exactly. The cost of balancing the power market surged this summer as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic reduced supply and ...


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Jim Stack on Sep 21, 2020 1:09 pm GMT

Now that's a Smart move for a Smart GRID. It maybe small compared to a large expensive massive NG backup plants but it can help balanace the power and pay for itself. Larger ones can also be built. In Aurtrallia they have added some 100 Meha Watt Battery Storage systems that pay off in just 2 to 3 years. 

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