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Dalrymple 30 MW / 8 MWh battery

Technology Type Lithium-ion Battery
Rated Power 30000 kW
URL More about Dalrymple 30 MW / 8 MWh battery
The $30 million, 30 MW battery will be built at the Dalrymple substation on the Yorke Peninsula, west of Adelaide. A partnership between the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and network provider ElectraNet, it is expected to be operating by late summer, when electricity demand typically peaks. ARENA will contribute up to $12 million toward the cost of the battery. South Australia no longer has any coal-fired power, and gets about 40 per cent of its electricity from wind farms. With expensive natural gas-fired plants responsible for much of the recent surge in power bills due to inflated export prices, attention has turned to new, cheaper ways to support variable generation.
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Project Status
Status Announced
Commissioning On DD.02.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Yorketown, South Australia
Australia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 ElectraNet
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Frequency Regulation
Resiliency
Voltage Support
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