The Energy Storage Report 2024

Now available to download, covering deployments, technology, policy and finance in the energy storage market

FRV Australia turns first solar-plus-storage project online

LinkedIn
Twitter
Reddit
Facebook
Email

Developer and IPP Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) Australia has puts its first solar-plus-storage project in the country online.

The facility in Dalby, Queensland, comprises a 2.45MWdc solar PV plant and a co-located 2.54MW/5MWh battery energy storage system (BESS). The project will sit on around 30 hectares of land.

This article requires Premium SubscriptionBasic (FREE) Subscription

Enjoy 12 months of exclusive analysis

  • Regular insight and analysis of the industry’s biggest developments
  • In-depth interviews with the industry’s leading figures
  • Annual digital subscription to the PV Tech Power journal
  • Discounts on Solar Media’s portfolio of events, in-person and virtual

Or continue reading this article for free

Combining the two energy assets helps the site stabilise the national grid. Excess energy generated by the solar PV plant is captured and stored in the BESS for when demand spikes.

The project’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work was carried out by Spanish company Gransolar.

Christopher Curtain, senior managing director for Asia-Pacific at OMERS Infrastructure, the Canadian infrastructure fund that owns a stake in FRV, said Dalby’s connection into the grid is “another great milestone for FRV Australia,” and the organisation will “leverage the learnings to continue to grow FRV’s Australian portfolio”.

See the full original version of this article on PV Tech.

7 August 2024
12pm (AEST)
Join Energy-Storage.news and energy storage market experts at GridBeyond for a discussion on the evolving landscape for energy storage in Australia’s National Electricity Market, and the challenges faced in optimising the value of battery assets in an evolving market.

Read Next

July 17, 2024
Winning bids as low as IR3.41/kWh (US$0.041/kWh) have been registered in a tender for solar PV paired with battery storage hosted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
July 17, 2024
US-headquartered developer Pacific Green Technologies has received planning consent from the South Australian government to develop grid-scale battery energy storage systems on the Limestone Coast of South Australia.
Premium
July 17, 2024
Energy-Storage.news Premium speaks to one of the chief architects of the Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS), aimed at breaking down barriers to investment and deployment in Australia’s renewable energy and storage sectors.
July 17, 2024
Sun Cable has obtained its principal environmental approval from the Northern Territory government and NT Environment Protection Authority for its Australia-Asia PowerLink (AAPowerLink) interconnector.
July 15, 2024
Akaysha Energy has closed financing for a battery storage project in New South Wales, Australia that is planned to be in excess of 1,660MWh capacity.

Most Popular

Email Newsletter