Now we know Elon Musk is a betting man.
Yesterday, Tesla’s Vice President for energy products Lyndon Rive (who is Musk’s cousin) said the company could build enough battery storage capacity with its Powerwall 2, to solve lingering energy supply concerns in the state of South Australia, within 100 days. So modest.
It was an idea enthusiastically taken aboard by Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes, who offered to help find the cash on Twitter Thursday. That is, if Tesla could deliver on their ambitious claim.
“Lyndon and @elonmusk — how serious are you about this bet? If I can make the $ happen (& politics), can you guarantee 100 MW in 100 days?” Cannon-Brookes wrote on Twitter Thursday. Read more…