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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 receives planning approval for 1.4 GWh big battery

EnergyAustralia’s growing appetite for grid-scale energy storage shows no signs of abating with the gen-tailer announcing it has received approval to construct a 350 MW four-hour battery in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley where its Yallourn coal mine and power station are set to close in 2028.


Gentari seals deal for Wirsol’s Australian solar and storage assets

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas’ clean energy business Gentari has finalised its acquisition of Wirsol Energy’s Australian renewables assets, including 422 MW of operational capacity across solar and storage facilities, and 765 MW of potential capacity under development.

Australia posts near-record period for utility PV generation

Australia’s large-scale solar farms generated a near-record 1,463 GWh of clean energy during the month of January, just shy of the 1,509 GWh produced in December, according to the latest data from international consultancy firm Rystad Energy.

Malaysian oil giant reportedly set to buy Wirsol’s Australian portfolio

Malaysian oil giant Petronas is reportedly set to buy the Australian renewable assets of German developer Wirsol. With roughly 750 MW of solar and storage projects and nearly double that in development, the deal could be worth between $900 million (USD 625 million) to $1 billion, according to Reuters.

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.


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