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Tesla Meets 100-Day Goal To Install South Australia Powerpack Facility

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised to help South Australia with their energy problems in record time. He delivered. Installation of the 100-megawatt Powerpack battery backup system has completed at the Hornsdale Wind Farm. The new facility provides a cheaper and more reliable energy source to the area.

14 months ago, a massive storm in South Australia resulted in a widespread blackout. Powerful winds shut down wind farms and knocked down power lines. 1.7 million people lost access to power, similar to what happened in Puerto Rico after hurricanes knocked out much of the infrastructure.