by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).
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#battery storage, #green energy
1. Cost analysis of Tesla battery set commissioned at Australian solar power plant
Both batteries were paid for by a $50 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and the government of Victoria, with each contributing $25 million.Source: http://energymetalnews.com/2018/11/19/50-mwh-tesla-battery-commissioned-at-australian-solar-power-plant/
50MWh capacity for an estimated life of 6 years (=2200 cycles) provides 50MWh×2200 = 110 GWh.
The battery should not cost more than
110GWh×(20c/kWh) = 22M (AUD)
If it costs more than 22 Million Dollars then it is not viable as the cost of the battery alone is twice the wholesale price of electricity from coal.
If it costs less than 5 Million then it may be the way…
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