An accusation has been made that Hornsdale Power Reserve, the landmark large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) in South Australia, did not deliver ancillary services as offered over a four-month period in 2019.
A five-year long project to trial the use of energy storage at community-scale in a Western Australian suburb achieved an 85% reduction in consumption of energy from the grid at peak times for participating households.
Supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada-headquartered residential and small commercial battery storage company Eguana Technologies’ sales figures hard, the company has said.
Batteries will be mounted on electricity poles across the low voltage distribution network and aggregated as a virtual power plant (VPP), in a project which will trial their ability to integrate more renewable energy in two regions of Victoria, Australia.
Major Australian energy retailer AGL has contracted Finnish technology company Wärtsilä to supply a battery energy storage system (BESS) for a 250MW / 250MWh project at Torrens Island, South Australia.