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The Gympie Regional Energy Hub Stage 2 – Battery Energy Storage System is a 1,000,000kW energy storage project located in Gympie, Queensland, Australia. The rated storage capacity of the project is 4,000,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The Gympie Regional Energy Hub Stage 2 – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by SolarQ. The project is owned by SolarQ (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming and renewables energy time shift.

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Contractors involved

SolarQ is the owner. SolarQ is the developer.

Additional information

Queensland company Solar Q has lodged a development application with the Gympie Council to build a solar farm and battery storage facility 30 kilometers north-west of the city. The $2 billion facility will eventually supply about 15% of south-east Queensland’s power needs.


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.