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September 2, 2021

Currawarra Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System, Australia

By Carmen

The Currawarra Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is an 88,000kW energy storage project located in Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia. The rated storage capacity of the project is 44,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2017.

Description

The Currawarra Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by RES Australia Pty. The project is owned by RES Australia Pty (100%), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems.

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation, ramping, renewables capacity firming and renewable energy generation smoothing.

Contractors involved

RES Australia Pty is the owner. RES Australia Pty is the developer.

Additional information

The facility would provide network services including ‘energy smoothing’ and frequency control integration and improved reliability as well as energy arbitrage. ‘Energy arbitrage’ is the price mechanism allowing energy to be stored during periods of low demand and then discharged during periods of high demand.

About RES Australia Pty

RES Australia Pty Ltd (RES Australia) is an independent renewable energy company and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe. RES Australia is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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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