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World's Largest Battery Is Turned On In Australia As Tesla Ties Into Power Grid

"This is history in the making," South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill said of the battery, which sits next to a wind farm. It was tapped early to support the power grid during a heat wave.
Warning signs adorn the fence surrounding the compound housing the Hornsdale Power Reserve, featuring the world's largest lithium ion battery made by Tesla, during the official launch near Jamestown, Australia, on Friday. Source: David Gray

The power grid in South Australia now includes a huge Tesla battery tied to a wind farm, allowing the system to supply electricity around the clock. The battery was installed well

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