South Australia’s forward plan for battery power

Last week, project architect of Tesla, Elon Musk announced he would be building the worlds largest lithium ion battery for South Australia – as a back up power source.

With much political folly and fall out following last years statewide blackout, many are welcoming the idea, but some are questioning whether or not it’s necessary.

Geoffrey James from the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney caught spoke with Lia Tsamoglou to talk how the battery would work, and it’s purpose.

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