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Elon Musk, boss of electrical automobile agency Tesla, says he can assist resolve South Australia’s energy disaster inside 100 days – and if not he’ll do it totally free.

The provide follows a collection of blackouts within the state.

On Thursday, Tesla govt Lyndon Rive had mentioned the corporate might set up 100-300 megawatt hours of battery storage in 100 days.

When requested on Twitter how severe he was concerning the provide, Mr Musk mentioned if Tesla failed, there’d be no invoice.

“Tesla will get the system put in and dealing 100 days from contract signature or it’s free. That severe sufficient for you?” he tweeted in response to Mike Cannon-Brookes.

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Mr Cannon-Brookes is the co-founder of Australian software program maker Atlassian Corp. Having provided to “make the $ occur (& politics)”, he then informed Mr Musk: “You are on mate.”

Mr Musk went on to cite a worth of $250 per kilowatt hour for 100 megawatt hour programs.

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Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Younger then joined in on the act, telling Mr Musk: “Let’s discuss!”

The state of South Australia has suffered from blackouts since September final 12 months, resulting in a political spat over power coverage.

Tesla has been rising its battery enterprise alongside its automobile manufacturing.