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Tesla Superchargers will have Powerpacks to help with outages, says Elon Musk

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After Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has now started to shut down electricity around 800,000 houses across the Bay Area, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared earlier today he would begin installing Tesla Powerpacks in the locations which are to be affected by outages.

“All Tesla Supercharger stations in areas affected by California power outages will possess Tesla Powerpacks within next few weeks. Just awaiting licenses,” that the CEO stated on Twitter. The Powerpacks would supply energy through Tesla battery cells which will help their vehicles charge at Superchargers without electric or gas.

Each of Tesla Supercharger stations in areas affected by California power outages will possess Tesla Powerpacks within next few weeks. Just awaiting permits.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 10, 2019

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Tesla added several messages of Hazards at the beginning of the afternoon to its app, saying “A utility business in your area announced they may turn off power in some areas of Northern California beginning October 9 within public safety power shutoffs, which might affect power to charging stations. We recommend charging your Tesla into 100 to safeguard your drive remains uninterrupted. ” They went on to advocate using Range Mode on the Model S and X so as to maximize battery life efficiency.

The outages by PG&E can help prevent the start of forest fires because the windy season processes. PG&E power lines have generated wildfires due to end previously, or so the business is taking every precaution to ensure it will not occur.

Many areas throughout the country install Tesla Powerpacks in order to help combat power outages. In actuality, Tesla lately installed a Powerpack battery on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. The system will assist in preventing outages through the tourist season in Massachusetts whenever the energy use doubles.

Musk added he intended to install Tesla Solar panels on all Supercharger stations. This would allow Supercharger stations to run 24/7without any chance of blackouts because of wildfire prevention. This notion has been something that’s been a goal of Musk’s for a long time.

Also adding Tesla Solar into our Supercharger stations as fast as possible. Goal is power without any blackouts.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 10, 2019

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