The Aurora Solar Energy Project – Battery Energy Storage System is a 70,000kW energy storage project located in Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia.

The project was announced in 2021.


The Aurora Solar Energy Project – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by 1414 Degrees. The project is owned by 1414 Degrees (100%).

Contractors involved

1414 Degrees is the owner. 1414 Degrees is the developer.

Additional information

1414 Degrees has acquired SolarReserve Australia II Pty Ltd from SolarReserve and renamed its name to SiliconArora Pty Ltd, 1414 Degrees proposes to use the site to pilot its world leading TESS-GRID technology. South Australian Government Crown Sponsorship for the Aurora Solar Energy Project has been extended to support construction of a battery and the Company’s thermal energy storage system (TESS-GRID).

About 1414 Degrees

1414 Degrees Ltd (1414 Degrees) is a battery technology company. It designs, develops and manufactures energy storage technology, Thermal Energy Storage System (TESS). The company’s TESS offers on-call heat and electricity from renewable energy sources including gas and electricity. 1414 Degrees’ solutions assist in lowering gap for low cost energy storage, and addresses renewable intermittency and grid stability. Under operation and management agreements, it also provides its systems on lease basis. The company serves customer needs in electricity networks, renewable energy farms, waste treatment plants, industrial processes, district heating, and agribusiness applications. 1414 Degrees is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.


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