Tesla Powerwalls Used To Assist SailGP Boat Racing And Ditch Diesel
Tesla has created an innovative solar power and energy storage off-grid system to power the SailGP boat racing series. SailGP has announced its plans to become carbon neutral by 2025, starting with a project with Tesla ahead of its second season.
With an increased urgency in Season 2, SailGP will continue building the foundations laid in year one. This includes a technical project together with Tesla. Tesla and SailGP have teamed up to assist the new sport’s diesel-powered mobile recharging stations to switch to solar and storage.
The SailGP boats consist of onboard batteries to power some devices. During the previous season, they had a diesel generator for charging the batteries for all of the boats at their Sydney facility before a competition.… Read the rest