Month: July 2017

Australia will be the home of the biggest lithium battery of the world

The battery, powered by Tesla with the collaboration of the energy renewable company Noen, will be instaled in the south coast of Australia The South Australia Government has announced that this region will house the biggest lithium battery of the world. This technological milestone will happen under Tesla´s collaboration and will be installed near a wind farm that it´s under construction. The battery, which capacity is estimated in 100MW, is designed to light up 30,000 homes if there is a blackout and will be the largest lithium-ion battery storage project all over the world, overtaking an 80 megawatt-hour facility in California, aslo built using Teslas´s products. But under the agreement, Tesla must deliver the 100-MW battery within 100 days of the contract being signed or it will be free - a commitment Musk made in a Tweet...

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Egypt will be able to export electricity by 2020

The arab country is working in the efficiency of the national grid in order to be prepared to export electricity for the next decade With more than 90 million population and a economy that will experiment an important growth, Egypt is preparing itself for the future of the national grid, specially to the possibility of becoming, in the next decade, a electricity exporter. This path is presently being addressed by the Government, that has done an important effort to repair the grid problems. As Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy of Egypt, argued, the country has "capabilities that could cover our electricity needs, and this year´s summer season is going to be excellent and without any power blackaouts". This statment opens a new path for the energy sector of Egypt that, until now has been focused on ensuring the national demand of electricity....