A 150 MW/300 MWh Tesla Megapack system in New South Wales is totally operational, making it the biggest battery in New South Wales (NSW) Australia.
Edify Vitality and Federation Asset Administration constructed the biggest Tesla Megapack system in NWS. The undertaking—known as the Riverina BESS—consists of three unbiased, co-located techniques listed under.
- 60MW / 120MWh Riverina Vitality Storage System 1
- 65MW / 130MWh Riverina Vitality Storage System 2
- 25MW / 50MWh Darlington Level Vitality Storage System
With the Tesla Megapack system, the Riverina BESS has adequate battery output to provide 240,000 houses with 2 hours of electrical energy throughout peak utilization. The Tesla Megapacks supporting the system function in digital synchronous generator mode, making certain a dependable output of unpolluted vitality on demand.
The 150 MW/300 MWh battery vitality storage techniques (BESS) are contracted to Shell Vitality and the NSW Authorities. Shell Vitality signed a long-term providers settlement to have operational rights to the 60 MW/120 kWh Riverina Vitality Storage System 1.
The undertaking is situated in Wiradjuri land, the biggest Aboriginal Nation in New South Wales. The Wiradjuri individuals are often called the “folks of three rivers” and are identified for having a deep understanding of how one can stay in concord with the surroundings.
“That is the second growth within the Riverina area for Edify. Being part of the neighborhood and contributing to the long-term prosperity of the Darlington Level is without doubt one of the most rewarding elements of the job. Edify is proud to assist local people infrastructure and occasions which contribute to cultural and financial prosperity of the city,” stated Edify’s Chief Government John Cole.
“The potential for battery storage expertise is immense. It’s a key a part of the clear vitality transition and goes hand in glove with harnessing and firming Australia’s considerable renewable assets. This new system within the Riverina elevates the enjoying area with progressive firming expertise ironing out the variable output of wind and photo voltaic, delivering reasonably priced and dependable electrical energy to NSW houses and companies,” Cole defined.