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Tesla Scheme Undercuts Power Hub Plan: The Age

A plan for a A$7 billion, 250-kilometre undersea cable would be undercut by Tesla-supplied battery projects in Victoria


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The Victorian Big Battery, which links dozens of Tesla Megapacks. Photo: NeoEn

 

An Australian government-backed plan to turn Tasmania into a power hub supplying the big cities in the southeast of the mainland would be a costly dud, according to a Victoria University-linked energy researcher.

The plan to build out pumped hydro and wind generation and transport electricity through a A$7 billion, 250-kilometre undersea cable would be undercut by Tesla-supplied battery projects in Victoria, the Victoria Energy Policy Centre said in a report.

Read the full report: The Age

 

 

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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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