Octopus to create Queensland's biggest hybrid renewable park
- Octopus Investments Australia has actually obtained a 175-MW solar project with a battery storage space element in Queensland, which will certainly include in an existing wind farm to create the biggest multi-technology renewable resource hub in the state.
The unit of UK-based Octopus Group stated on Tuesday it will construct the Ardandra photovoltaic (PV) in proximity to its 180-MW Dulacca wind farm, which went stay in April. The new plant is anticipated to be installed by 2025 as well as will certainly utilize the same connection line as the wind park located within the business's Western Downs Energy Park.
The PV plant will certainly be coupled with a 400-MWh battery storage space center.
The future complicated will certainly outpace what is presently Queensland's biggest hybrid renewable resource site-- the Kennedy Energy Park, which includes 43 MW of wind, 15 MW of solar and 2 MW/4 MWh of storage.
The new procurement will certainly even more expand Octopus' Aussie portfolio. It comes on the heels of the acquisition of a 400-MW wind project in New South Wales from German Juwi AG in May.