Tag: AGL

AGL, Wärtsilä complete 250 MW BESS project in South Australia

Wärtsilä and AGL Energy of Finland have completed the Torrens Island grid-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) in South Australia. The BESS plant, the second-largest operational battery in the country, will have the capacity to supply an hour’s worth of power to 75,000 homes in South Australia. In addition to balancing the energy produced by the renewable energy source.

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Mainstream and partners plan to build 2.5 GW wind project in Australia

AGL, DIRECT Infrastructure, Mainstream Renewable Power, and Reventus Power have joined forces to submit an application for the construction of a 2.5 GW offshore wind farm in Australia’s Gippsland region. The Bass Strait, the first offshore wind zone approved by the Australian government, will act as the site for the proposed offshore wind project. Reportedly, the 15,000 sq km zone will expand employment prospects and produce 10 GW of renewable energy annually.

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AGL secures planning approval for 500MW/2GWh battery project

Australian energy utility, AGL, has received approval to build a 500 MW battery, with up to four hours of storage. The proposal has been approved by the state Department of Planning and Environment. The grid-scale lithium-ion battery energy storage system will be based at the site of the soon-to-be-closed Liddell power plant near Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley.

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