NHOA starts setting up Western Australia's biggest BESS

Aug 5, 2022 04:45 PM ET
  • E-mobility and also energy storage space firm New HOrizons Ahead (NHOA) has actually begun installment deal with an LFP-based 100MW/200MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Western Australia, the state's biggest.
NHOA starts setting up Western Australia's biggest BESS
Image: Synergy/NHOA

The Government of Western Australia said today (5 August) that the very first of 600 systems have actually been mounted et cetera of the work would certainly take 2 months.

The project's design, procurement as well as construction (EPC) contract was granted to NHOA in October by Synergy, a state-owned energy generator and seller which likewise trades wholesale energy. The project, visualized, will certainly be found in the Kwinana area, simply southern of Perth.

A press release stated the BESS would certainly participate in eco-friendly lots changing, soaking up rooftop solar power when in excess as well as discharging during late afternoon as well as night optimal durations. It is additionally intended to provide discoverings towards various other massive projects allocated for the next five years.

The Government of Western Australia has plans to deploy 1,100 MW of new energy storage space projects as part of a AU$ 3.8 billion (US$ 2.6 billion) new renewable resource infrastructure bundle introduced in June this year.

Premier Mark McGowan stated: "I wish to recognize NHOA-- which is delivering the big battery-- for their confidence and financial investment in Western Australia, by establishing its regional headquarters below in Perth. I lately visited their head workplace and thanked them for their support.

Energy Minister Bill Johnston included "The lithium-ion iron phosphate big battery will certainly be the size of one-and-a-half soccer areas, as well as will certainly be attached to the Western Power network. Synergy is additionally applying a battery management system, to optimize its performance as well as long life."

It is the most up to date in a flurry of positive energy storage newspaper article coming out of Australia because a new, extra energy transition-friendly government was chosen previously this year.

In the last 24 hr alone, United States EPC business started service a project pairing 400MW/4,000 MWh of pumped hydro energy storage space with a 200MW/200MWh BESS in Queensland, while growth approval was provided to a suggested 500MW/1,000 MWh BESS at a retired coal plant in New South Wales, both covered by Energy-Storage. news.

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