Australia’s largest battery storage project given green light

Sep 7, 2016 News

Australia’s largest battery storage project will be built in South Australia next year in a bid to help overcome intermittency problems that have plagued traditional wind and solar projects in the state.

The Lyon Group’s $400 million Kingfisher project near Roxby Downs will include a 100-megawatt solar power plant and a 100-megawatt battery storage unit – the size of a football field – which they claim will be able to store enough electricity to deal with a future breakdown in the Heywood interconnector between South Australia and Victoria.

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