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Australia’s largest battery retrofitted to solar farm powers up in Gannawarra

The 25 MW / 50 MWh Tesla battery collocated with the 60 MW Gannawarra Solar Farm has been officially commissioned, as the second of the two grid-scale batteries that will provide support to the Victorian grid by the start of this summer. The Gannawarra project is Australia’s largest integrated solar and battery facility.


Victoria: Second big battery commissioned ahead of schedule, Gannawarra and Wemen Solar Farm now operating

Only weeks after Victoria’s first big battery was unveiled in Ballarat, the retrofitted 25MW/50MWh Tesla powerpack battery at the Gannawarra Solar Farm was commissioned ahead of schedule, confirms Germany’s Wirsol Energy. The developer’s major solar projects in Victoria have reached milestones: the 60 MW Ganawarra Solar Farm has successfully passed all commissioning tests, and the 110 MW Wemen Solar Farm has been connected to the grid.


Gannawarra Solar Farm Connects to Victorian Grid

Gannawarra Solar Farm connected to the grid and is proceeding through the commissioning process. To provide renewable power to approximately 18,100 Victorian homes. The solar Farm to be integrated with Gannawarra Energy Storage System powered by a Tesla Powerpack battery storage system, creating the ability to provide solar power at night.

EnergyAustralia reveals plan for new 500 MW big battery

Australian electricity gen-tailer EnergyAustralia will investigate the feasibility of installing a 500 MW/2000 MWh big battery energy storage system adjacent to its 1.4 GW Mount Piper coal-fired power station in New South Wales.

Edify wins government grid forming battery contract as Victoria pushes storage

Edify Energy has been awarded the contract to deliver a grid forming, lithium-ion big battery in Victoria, which will provide system support services for Victoria Murray River Renewable Energy Zone and contribute to the state’s new storage targets.

Edify secures $13 million for Darlington Point big battery project

Australian renewables developer Edify Energy has secured more than $13 million in federal and state government funding to help finance the installation of a 25 MW/50 MWh battery energy storage system featuring advanced inverter technology next to its 275 MW Darlington Point Solar Farm in south-west New South Wales.

New ‘adaptive’ trackers for tricky terrain to cut both project cost and land disturbances

Nextracker has today launched its new terrain-following, single-axis tracker built specifically for projects on sloped, uneven, and challenging sites. Nextracker believes its new NX Horizon-XTR line will be market-shaping, especially in countries like Australia where opposition to land disturbances of utility-scale solar is growing.

Tesla to supply Megapacks for 150MW/350MWh Riverina big battery 

Following the early success of its solar integrated Gannawarra Energy Storage System, Edify Energy has again opted for Tesla Megapack as its preferred battery energy storage system for its combination of storage projects totalling 150MW/300MWh in the Riverina region of New South Wales.

Wirsol adds 313MW of large-scale solar to Australian O&M portfolio

German-owned renewable energy developer Wirsol Energy has added another 313MW of solar to its Australian operation and maintenance portfolio, securing the contracts for three utility scale solar farms.

Photon offloads solar farm to focus on ‘solar-hydro’ technology in Australia

Netherlands-based renewables developer Photon Energy has reaffirmed its commitment to Australian tech company RayGen Resources’ innovative ‘solar-hydro’ technology, offloading its majority stake in the 160 MWdc Maryvale Solar Farm so it can focus its future development activities in Australia on large-scale projects featuring the solar-plus-storage technology.

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