Black & Veatch teaming with Tesla on new battery project

Elon Musk on stage at The Summit 2013 | Courtesyo f Heisenberg Media/Flickr
Elon Musk | Courtesy of Heisenberg Media/Flickr

Overland Park, Kan.-based engineering firm Black & Veatch is working with electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. on the new battery project announced last week by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Black & Veatch is providing design, engineering and construction expertise for the large-scale application of Tesla’s new line of batteries, which Musk said will allow consumers to store excess solar energy for use when the sun isn’t shining.

This is the second partnership between Black & Veatch and Palo Alto, Calif.-based Tesla, who previously teamed up to develop vehicle charging stations.

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