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The project combines solar power and battery technology and will be optimized by the Schneider Electric micro-grid management system.
The Brendale project marks the largest so far to be installed by the German-owned company in Australia.
The giant lithium-ion battery would prevent statewide blackouts and Elon Musk has described the battery power plant to be 3-times more powerful than the world’s next biggest battery.
Frontier Economics’ modelling says 6,000MW of renewable capacity entering market will reduce prices in 2018-20
The project would be built in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, the country’s western-most state, and is expected to begin construction in 2023
The planned power plant is dubbed the “Tri-Gen” and will produce around 2.35 megawatts of electricity and close to one tonne of hydrogen daily.
The plan is to start construction in April or May, according to Qiao Han, Maoneng Vice president.
Panasonic has recently given most of its battery cache in Japan to Tesla so that the American tech giant could keep up with their ambitious schedule
UK railway companies could save £4.5 million a year by moving to solar, according to a new study
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