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Tesla moves forward with a plan to build an energy-storage battery factory in China

American electric automaker Tesla’s plans to produce energy-storage batteries in China moved forward on Friday with a signing ceremony for the land acquisition for a new factory in Shanghai. The factory won’t build batteries for cars but for electric utilities and other companies to store power. Such storage units have become increasingly important with the growth in solar power and wind energy, which only generate electricity when weather conditions are favorable and need to store it for when residential and commercial users need it.


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  • We Don't Have Time

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    • George Kariuki

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      "A great step forward for renewable energy! This factory will help China store solar and wind power, making the grid more reliable and sustainable.

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      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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        Tesla's move to establish an energy-storage battery factory in China marks a significant step toward promoting clean energy and combating climate change. The factory's focus on producing batteries for electric utilities and other companies, rather than for electric cars, aligns with the increasing importance of energy storage in accommodating the intermittent nature of renewable sources like solar and wind. By providing storage solutions for excess energy generated during optimal conditions, Tesla's initiative addresses a key challenge in transitioning to renewable energy. Energy storage allows for more reliable and consistent power supply, supporting the integration of renewable sources into the grid. This move underscores the broader trend of companies investing in technologies that facilitate the efficient use of renewable energy and contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

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        • Edwin wangombe

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          @rukia_ahmed_abdi This is true as you've said this action will make more people transition to renewable energy which will play a huge role in curbing climate change

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          • George Kariuki

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            @rukia_ahmed_abdi It signifies great commitment.

          • johnte ndeto

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            Tesla is very able to push for climate agenda and it's quite impressive to have them invest on batteries

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            • Joseph Githinji

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              @johnte_ndeto they've been in the frontline all year long in supporting clean and renewable energy.

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              • Edwin wangombe

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                @johnte_ndeto mass production of batteries will make it convenient for one to use renewable energy hence encouraging the transition to clean energy

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                • Edwin wangombe

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                  @joseph_githinji and it is commendable... this will play a huge role in encouraging the adoption of renewable energy

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                • Princess

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                  This is a positive move that reflects the company's commitment to sustainable energy solutions.

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                  • Joseph Githinji

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                    @princess_nel_268 True, how I wish more companies could take such responsibility and ensure we hit the sustainable goals on matters energy now and in the future.

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                    • Edwin wangombe

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                      @princess_nel_268 True.. for the longest time Tesla has formulated innovations that will push a sustainable future for our planet which is commendable

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                    • walter lungayi

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                      This move by Tesla demonstrates their commitment to expanding their presence in the growing Chinese market and their focus on energy storage technology.

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                      • Joseph Githinji

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                        @walter_lungayi this is a commendable move, hope they can collaborate with more partners and have the same adapted beyond China.

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                        • Edwin wangombe

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                          @walter_lungayi Their commitment is admirable if only other companies in the tech world could have such commitment to make a change in the world we can win the fight against climate change sooner than expected

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                        • Rotich Kim

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                          This is amazing building of this plan will improve on the use of renewable energy

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                          • Joseph Githinji

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                            @rotich_kim a great initiative indeed that will foster better energy storage in China.

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                            • Edwin wangombe

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                              @rotich_kim I agree... this will go a long way in boosting the use of renewable energy

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                            • winnie nguru

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                              Great news indeed! Good job Tesla

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                              • Edwin wangombe

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                                @winnie_nguru Tesla deserves more climate love

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                              • Gorffly mokua

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                                This is exciting news!👏

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                                • Edwin wangombe

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                                  @gorffly_mokua such commitment is just encouraging and commendable

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                                • CHRIS NGATIA

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                                  Great project tesla

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                                  • Edwin wangombe

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                                    @chris_ngatia I hope it will launch more of such especially in Africa as it will create job opportunities and still save the planet

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                                  • Elizabeth Gathigia

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                                    Great initiative

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                                  • Joseph Githinji

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                                    Kudos! to @tesla for great project that is going to support clean and renewable energy in China.

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                                    • Edwin wangombe

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                                      @joseph_githinji more climate love for Tesla

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