Tesla plans to build an energy store in New York City
Company Elon Musk, inspired by the success of its energy projects abroad, decided to implement something like this at home, presenting an offer to the authorities in New York. Its essence is to upgrade the power grid of the city, to equip them with energy storage systems.
Now energy company Con Edison, the largest electricity supplier in New York and a special commission is considering a proposal Elon Musk. And if the decision is made in favor of cooperation with the Tesla, the company starts to generate electric power storage system using the Powerpack own batteries. in addition to the construction of Tesla undertakes free to serve its own settings for three years - that is how much time it will take the system to prove its effectiveness.
The test project will cost Con Edison for about six million, but, according to Tesla plan, it will pay for itself quickly, as it will save annually up to 700 000 dollars. If the result is satisfied with the company, and Con Edison of New York, Tesla eventually reforming the entire electrical network of the city and its environs. Recall that similar projects have already been successfully implemented by Tesla in Australia and Puerto Rico. Residents of these countries are constantly experiencing electricity shortages due to adverse weather conditions - storms and other phenomena, regularly incapacitating the local power grid. After Tesla established there the energy storage system, power outages stopped, because in case of problems the local grid switched to emergency mode, using energy stored in batteries, while experts are busy repairing the main power lines.