A Sydney-headquartered private investment firm and renewable energy and storage developer have lodged a development application to build a large-scale battery energy storage system in Newcastle, in the Hunter region of New South Wales in Australia.
Vena Energy Australia has achieved financial close for its 100MW / 150MWh Wandoan battery energy storage system project in Queensland and named Doosan GridTech as engineering, procurement and construction partner.
Energy storage’s potential and value needs to be allowed to shine for Canada to achieve its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 – and to avoid being left behind in the international race to modernise global energy systems.
Energy-Storage.news was delighted to host a sponsored webinar with Wärtsilä Energy on how energy storage is being used to support the uptake of electric transport last week – and you can now watch the whole thing on our YouTube channel.
After a series of large-scale battery announcements in Australia from Federal and state governments, utility company AGL has followed up by saying it plans to build a battery system in South Australia with up to 1,000MWh of capacity.
Indiana’s solar capacity is set to surge in the next three years as the state’s second-biggest utility unveils plans to develop three large-scale PV projects, two of which will include battery storage.
Britain’s government is seeking to remove a significant hurdle for utility-scale co-located storage sites, enabling projects with combined capacities in excess of 50MW to proceed without requiring government consent.