Elon Musk Predicts 'Mad Max'-esque Future For Australia Unless Renewable Energy Is Pursued
Elon Musk Predicts 'Mad Max'-esque Future For Australia Unless Renewable Energy Is Pursued

Elon Musk Predicts 'Mad Max'-esque Future For Australia Unless Renewable Energy Is Pursued

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is predicting a grim fate for Australia, rooting from it's severe energy problems while his company continues to work on a 100-day challenge to build the world's largest lithium-ion battery installation to aid the country.

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Billionaire Elon Musk can’t believe the conundrum Australia finds itself in with regards to its power supply problems.

And if they don't act fast the future s grim!

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Australia's energy problems are a global forefront issue, but Musk's alarm bell ringing sounds more like the type of warning that accompanies a post-apocalyptic action movie than a prediction from someone invested in improving the situation. 

He's basically saying that Mad Max could be a template for an Australia without renewables, which is a bleak prediction.

1ST... HAVE FAITH...

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Musk, an American, inserted himself into the Australian power problem after some Twitter banter that escalated to a "bet" that Tesla could build out an energy system with 100 megawatt (MW) capacity for South Australia over a 100 day period — or Musk would foot the bill himself. 

The proposed idea could stabilize the state's power grid and provide enough energy for over 30,000 households.

Or Australia could become a wasteland deprived of water and energy until Mel Gibson, Tina Turner or Tom Hardy show up. 

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Tesla and its contractor Consolidated Power Projects still have a month to finish the South Australian battery project, which could make the renewable power even more attainable. 

The energy situation in Australia might be on the cusp of dire but, it's a little early to start calling for a future filled with Warboys and Thunderdomes.     

Australia and it's population had plenty to say. 











Lets's see if we can avoid a dystopian future, clean energy should be a simple right for everyone. 

BUT... it can't hurt to be prepared...

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H/T: YouTube, Mashable

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