A Tesla Megapack burst into flames at ‘Victorian Big Battery’

A Tesla Megapack burst into flames at ‘Victorian Big Battery’


A rendering of what the “Victorian Big Battery” will look like when completed. | Image: Neoen

A Tesla Megapack caught fire today during initial testing of a highly anticipated new utility-scale battery in Victoria, Australia. Luckily, there were no injuries or disruptions to the local electricity supply, CNBC reports. The blaze posed no risk of spreading to the nearby community, according to Bloomberg, but it did trigger a toxic smoke warning for residents who were told to stay indoors, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The cause of the fire is still unclear.

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