An electric cooperative in Alaska has purchased a 93 MWh battery from Tesla . The Homer Electric Association announced the deal on December 3, saying the battery will improve "grid stability, electric power reliability, and system efficiency." The battery will likely begin operation in the fall of 2021. While energy products account for a small percentage of Tesla ‘s business (energy storage and generation made up just 6% of the company’s revenue during the third quarter of this year), its energy-storage deployments have grown in recent years. Sign up for Business Insider’s transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox . Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . An electric cooperative in Alaska has purchased a 93 MWh battery from Tesla. The Homer Electric Association announced the deal on December 3, saying the battery will improve "grid stability, electric power reliability, and system efficiency." The battery will reduce power outages and the use of greenhouse gases while creating more opportunities to implement renewable energy projects, the cooperative said. The battery will be able to send 46.5 MWs of power to the grid each hour and will likely begin operation in the fall of […]

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