PG&E ushers in landmark Tesla battery energy storage system at Moss Landing

MOSS LANDING — Monterey County is, once again, leading by example in the future of clean energy storage as industry leaders this week ushered in the use of Pacific Gas and Electric’s newest addition to its Moss Landing electric substation — a 182.5-megawatt Tesla Megapack battery energy storage system.

The system dubbed Elkhorn Battery, which became fully operational in April, was designed and is maintained by both PG&E and Tesla, and is owned and operated by PG&E. It has the capacity to store and dispatch as much as 730 megawatt-hours of energy to the California power grid at a maximum rate of 182.5 megawatts for up to four hours during

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