Zen Energy Continues Solar Plans for SA Steelworks Industry

Several solar and battery projects from Zen Energy will reduce electricity costs for the steelworks industry

Zen Energy is planning to add 1 gigawatts of renewable power for the South Australian Steelworks industry as reported by Energy Manager Today. The plan includes a number of solar and battery projects which is aimed at bringing down power costs for steelworks. Planned projects include:
  • 200 megawatts of solar PV: 80 megawatts in the Whyalla Council industrial area, 120 megawatts on land owned by Liberty OneSteel.
  • A 100-megawatt / 100 megawatt-hour battery at Port Augusta.
  • 100 megawatts of demand response at the Whyalla Steelworks and other South Australia sites.
  • 120 megawatts / 600 megawatt-hours pumped hydro storage facility at a disused iron ore mine pit in the Middleback Ranges.
Click here to read the full story in the Energy Manager Today

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