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    Friday, April 13, 2018

    UK’s BP and Tesla Do Wind-Storage Hybrid In So. Dakota

    Tesla deploying Powerpacks at a BP wind farm

    Fred Lambert, April 10, 2018 (electrek)

    “…Tesla’s energy division has secured a Powerpack project] at a wind farm operated by BP’s wind energy division in South Dakota…[The power purchase agreement calls for] Tesla to install a high-storage battery, Powerpacks, at [BP’s] Titan 1 Wind Farm…With a capacity of only 212 kW/ 840 kWh (~4 Powerpacks), it’s a small project for Tesla Energy, but it’s a first for BP and they are using it as a pilot project to learn more about the potential of the technology and it could lead to larger projects at the company’s renewable energy sites…BP operates 12 more wind farms in the US with a total capacity over 2 GW…The oil giant, like many other oil companies, has been investing increasingly in renewable energy and electric vehicles over the last few years. It invested £200 million in solar last year and it is reportedly in talks with automakers to deploy EV chargers at its gas stations...” click here for more

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