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September 2, 2021

Bulgana Green Power Hub Battery Energy Storage System, Australia

By Carmen

The Bulgana Green Power Hub Battery Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in Stawell, Victoria, Australia. The rated storage capacity of the project is 34,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017.

Description

The Bulgana Green Power Hub Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Neoen. The project is owned by Neoen (100%), a subsidiary of Impala.

The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming, renewables energy time shift and on-site power.

Contractors involved

Neoen is the owner. Neoen is the developer.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

French developer Neoen will build the 220 MW Bulgana wind project in Victoria, after signing a memorandum of understanding for a power offtake agreement. The project has been renamed Bulgana Green Power Hub (BGPH) and will supply 10% of its power to a new high-tech glasshouse facility being developed by Nectar Farms. Planned for a site near Stawell, Victoria, the hub will comprise up to 63 wind turbines and 20 MW battery storage, with construction set to start in September 2017.

About Neoen

Neoen SA (Neoen), a subsidiary of Impala SAS, is an independent energy company. It produces renewable energy. The company carries out the development and design; construction project management, finance, and maintenance of renewable energy power plants. It generates electricity from various renewable energy sources including solar, wind, and biomass. The company operates solar PV farms in France and lithium-ion power reserve in Hornsdale, Australia. It has operations in Jamaica, Australia, Portugal, France, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Zambia, and Mozambique. Neoen is headquartered in Paris, France.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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