The Ballarat Terminal Station – Battery Energy Storage System is a 30,000kW energy storage project located in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2018.
The Ballarat Terminal Station – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by AusNet Services (100%).
The key applications of the project are demand response and grid support services.
AusNet Services and Fluence Energy have delivered the battery energy storage project.
The 30MW/30MWh battery system connected directly to a vital grid intersection at a substation at Warrenheip, near Ballarat. The project will be funded by Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) with $25 million. A consortium led by Downer Spotless completed the battery system with technology provider Fluence serving as a supplier.
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