Elon Musk, head of Tesla, won a bet with the Australian government. According to the terms of the dispute, the entrepreneur needed to install the largest lithium-ion station for storing electricity in less than 100 days, which was done. The project cost Tesla $ 30 million. Soon, company employees will test the complex with a capacity of, according to experts, 100 megawatts and a capacity of 129 MWh, the official launch is scheduled for December 1 of this year. If Musk had not completed the construction of the “energy storage” in 100 days, it would have passed into the ownership of the local government for free. The inventor kept his promise, but not quite honestly. Congratulations to the Tesla crew and South Australian authorities who worked so hard to get this manufactured and installed in record time! https://t.co/M2zKXlIVn3— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2017 The fact is that the tender was won by an American on July 6. The time allotted for the construction of the structure ended on October 14. So formally Tesla did not fit into it. But, according to Ilon Mask, 100 days for the development of the complex should be counted from September 29. It was to this day that they managed to settle all the formalities and sign an agreement with Neoen, a French energy supplier. In essence, Ilon Mask simply rewrote the conditions of the bet in a direction convenient for himself. At the same time, he understood in advance that by the time of signing the final contract half of the work related to the construction of the object will be done. The passions in the media of Australia reached its maximum when, after completion of construction, its participants did not announce the exact estimate of the contract. Located Tesla Powerpack near the Australian town of Jamestown. The Hornsdale Wind Farm will charge the backup energy storage. According to experts, this technology for energy security can be implemented in other Australian regions.