Ballarat Energy Storage System Consortium Delivers Energy Storage Initiative Ahead of Summer

October 25, 2018 3:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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This month, Victorian Energy Minister, Lily D’ambrosia,  officially inaugurated Victoria’s first utility-scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the AusNet Services Ballarat Terminal Station in Warrenheip, Ballarat.

The 30 megawatt (MW) 30 megawatt-hour (MWh) BESS—currently being commissioned by the world-class consortium comprising Downer Spotless, AusNet Services, EnergyAustralia and Fluence, and funded by the Victorian Government and Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) on behalf of the Australian Government—has entered the final phases of testing in preparation for it to begin relieving pressure on the regional grid, ahead of the approaching summer

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