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Re: Elon Musk, Solar, Home Batteries
« Reply #120 on: March 11, 2017, 07:35:41 AM »
Looks like we have our first full scale experience to look at.  Should be interesting. Solar + battery is delivering at 13.9 cents per KWH which is half the cost of current diesal based electricity for the island.  So it looks like a positive payback for remote applications now.

https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/10/teslas-kauai-solar-storage-facility-offers-a-glimpse-of-the-companys-future/

More cool images:

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/8/14854858/tesla-solar-hawaii-kauai-kiuc-powerpack-battery-generator

Tesla built a huge solar energy plant on the island of Kauai

Karma fo IAM4 , this is the kind of application that solar does 'shine' with.
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