Analysts say Origin’s plan for 700MW battery at Lake Macquarie Eraring power station and Neoen’s proposal for a 500MW storage project near Lithgow will accelerate the state’s energy transition
Two new large-scale batteries that would be Australia’s biggest battery storage projects are proposed in New South Wales in a bid energy analysts say will accelerate the state’s energy transition.
Origin Energy is moving forward with its plans for a 700MW battery at its Lake Macquarie Eraring power station, which the company said would be the largest battery project currently under consideration in Australia.
Original Title: NSW coal-fired power plant chosen as site of Australia's biggest battery
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jan/12/nsw-coal-fired-power-plant-chosen-as-site-of-australias-biggest-battery