The Eraring Power Station-Battery Energy Storage System I is a 230,000kW energy storage project located in Eraring, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia.

The project was announced in 2021 and will be commissioned in 2022.

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The Eraring Power Station-Battery Energy Storage System I is owned by Origin Energy (100%).

The key application of the project is grid supportive services.

Contractors involved

Origin Energy is the owner of Eraring Power Station-Battery Energy Storage System I.

Additional information

Origin Energy has unveiled plans to build a giant 700 MW capacity battery at its coal-fired power plant in Eraring, south of Newcastle, in the New South Wales Hunter region. The mega-battery will be built in three stages, with the first stage to be completed late next year.


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