Batteries Super Charge Wind Industry

Posted: August 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Tesla and wind farm developer Deepwater Wind are teaming up to create the largest project in the world that combines an offshore wind farm with large-scale electricity storage

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offshorewindClimate Central:

Tesla and wind farm developer Deepwater Wind are planning to team up to create the largest project in the world that combines an offshore wind farm with large-scale electricity storage, the companies announced Tuesday.

The project, called the Revolution Wind Farm, would generate electricity about 12 miles off the shore of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., and store some of it in large batteries built by Tesla. The project would have the capacity to generate 144 megawatts of wind power, or enough electricity to power 80,000 homes, according to Deepwater Wind.

If approved by the state, the wind farm would begin operating in 2023. It is expected to be built next to another wind farm proposed by Deepwater Wind called the South Fork Wind Project. That project would serve Long Island, N.Y.

The companies proposed Revolution Wind as part of a call in Massachusetts for new sources of renewable energy…

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Comments
  1. More good news in our transition to renewal energy. Thanks for sharing, Dr. Bramhall.

  2. Yes indeedy, Rosaliene. The other night a friend explained to me that this is the main reason Saudi Arabia keeps the oil price below $50 a barrel. They know they can’t compete with renewables if it goes any higher.

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