The Wambo Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Jandowae, Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. The rated storage capacity of the project is 200,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2020.

Description

The Wambo Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Cubico Sustainable Investments (100%), a subsidiary of Cubico Sustainable Investments Holdings.

The key application of the project is grid support services.

Contractors involved

Cubico Sustainable Investments is the owner of Wambo Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System.

Additional information

Wambo wind farm is expected to generate up to 500 MW of electricity into the national grid and incorporate a 50 MW (200 MWhr) battery for “storage and dispatch of energy on demand into the grid. Project is the joint development of Renewable Energy Partners (REP) and Cubico.

Methodology

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