Robert Pleticha

Natural gas leak in California leads to energy storage

Discussion created by Robert Pleticha Partner on 10-May-2017

A leak in a natural gas storage facility meant that S. California was facing a serious energy crisis. Energy storage to the rescue as California fast tracked several energy storage projects that helped the region’s energy grid regain stability. Who helped manufacture some of these energy storage solutions? Tesla!

"The installation includes two 10 MW systems that contain almost 200 Tesla Powerpacks and 24 inverters. The equipment was manufactured at the recently opened Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada."


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Energy Storage Rose From California Crisis - IEEE Spectrum 

Two utility-scale energy storage units as deployed at a substation in California look like white and black cargo containers on cement pedestals