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Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk is betting that his company can get a battery system in South Australia installed and working within 100 days — and if it can’t, he says, the company will do it free.
Musk made the wager Thursday night in a brief back-and-forth on Twitter with Australian software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes.…
Elon Musk promises Australian power woes fix in 100 days
VICTORIA, Australia (AP) — Tesla chief Elon Musk is promising to solve an energy crisis in Australia or his company’s services are free.
Musk replied : “Tesla will get the system installed and working 100 days from contract signature or it is free.
In addition to Tesla, Musk also leads NASA contractor SpaceX.
Australia billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes asked Musk on Twitter how serious he was about the bet.
A Tesla executive mentioned to the Australian Financial Review that the company would install the batteries needed to prevent ongoing blackouts in South Australia and have the situation fixed within 100 days.
The tech industry big-wig claims he can fix South Australia’s blackout issue.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has promised to fix a problem you might not know exists.
Musk says if the company doesn’t meet the deadline, it’s free.
The state is pretty dependent on renewable energy, but there’s not enough power to meet the demand.
That’s a problem for nationwide power, and South Australia is feeling the brunt of it.