The Energy Storage Report 2024

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October 24, 2023
Electric power distribution company WEL Networks and developer Infratec have launched their grid-connected battery energy storage system (BESS) in New Zealand.
March 17, 2023
The government of New Zealand considering viability of pumped hydro among its options to plug energy deficits of between 3TWh and 5TWh.
December 15, 2022
New Zealand state-owned energy company Meridian Energy has committed to a 100MW battery storage project with BESS to be provided by Saft.
November 7, 2022
Development approvals have been granted for New Zealand’s biggest planned battery energy storage system (BESS) to date.
March 11, 2022
Construction will commence in New Zealand on the country’s biggest battery energy storage system (BESS) project so far, in July.
October 18, 2021
Power distribution company WEL Networks and renewables developer Infratec are in the final stages of assessment for what will be New Zealand’s first utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS). 
April 27, 2020
Australian stock exchange-listed flow battery manufacturer Redflow has scored a second order for its devices from the Rural Connectivity Group, a New Zealand-based telecommunications company.
November 13, 2019
Redflow’s zinc-bromine based devices have been picked by the New Zealand Rural Connectivity Group to help extend mobile coverage and internet connectivity to thousands of homes and businesses in remote areas.
August 22, 2018
Minister for Energy Dr Megan Woods attended an event to officially inaugurate the first grid-scale battery energy storage system in New Zealand, hosted by energy retailer and project owner Mercury Energy.
January 17, 2018
New Zealand’s small handful of advanced energy storage systems will be added to with the NZ$2 million (US$1.45 million) trial deployment of a grid-scale Tesla Powerpack 2 by energy generator and retailer Mercury.

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