Could South Africa run on batteries?


Could South Africa run on batteries?

Revolutionary new storage batteries for domestic sun panels and wind turbines could transform South Africa’s power grid within a decade.

They could do to Eskom what cellphones have done to Telkom, and the internet has done to the post office – radically reduce demand for the services they provide.

Last month Elon Musk – best known in the United States for his Tesla electric car – announced that in the next few months he’d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home.

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Submitted by : Amanda Katz of ORANJEZICHT on 2015-03-02 09:40:35
Love this! Roll it out here soon please.

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