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August 31, 2021

H2U-Port Lincoln Hydrogen Energy Storage System, Australia

By Carmen

The H2U-Port Lincoln Hydrogen Energy Storage System is a 15,000kW energy storage project located in Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses hydrogen energy storage as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The H2U-Port Lincoln Hydrogen Energy Storage System is being developed by Hydrogen Utility Pty.

The key applications of the project are renewable capacity firming and grid support services.

Contractors involved

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Hydrogen Utility Pty is the developer of H2U-Port Lincoln Hydrogen Energy Storage System.

Additional information

The plant will feature two 16 MW open-cycle gas turbines operating 100 per cent on hydrogen at the site to provide electricity generation to the grid during periods of low wind or solar output. The project has capacity to provide a truly self-contained solution to firming renewable energy supply within the South Australia grid. The South Australian Government has provided $4.7 million through a grant and additional loan funding to deliver the $117.5 million project which also include a 30 MW in water electrolysis and distributed ammonia production facility.

About Hydrogen Utility Pty

H2U is a specialist developer of green hydrogen infrastructure solutions for decarbonisation, renewable energy storage and sustainable mobility. The company is headquartered in Noisy le grand, Ile de france, 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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