Fresh from the launch of its domestic lithium-ion energy storage system Tesla is set to pilot the technology in a 1MW application.
Energy storage company Gaelectric and Tesla plan to use Tesla Energy’s batteries for the utility-scale project in Ireland.
The companies are developing an energy transmission systems to bring renewable energy sources, including solar and wind, to both residential and commercial applications.
The initial demonstration project is set to begin in 2016.
Together, Tesla and Gaelectric will explore potential business opportunites – specifically how other Tesla Energy products can be brought to the residential and commercial market.
Investigation of other European markets also forms part of the collaboration.
Gaelectric Energy Storage Ltd. was established in 2006 by Gaelectric Group. It specialises in the development and operation of renewable energy assets and energy storage.