Clean Energy Council (CEC)

Explained: The Arrival Of Big Batteries For Energy Storage

Big batteries, or battery energy storage systems (BESS), are attracting investors as the renewable energy demand climbs to new highs. Various governments and private companies are investing in big batteries to expand their network storage capabilities. From the pioneering 150 MW Hornsdale big battery in Australia to the recent SECI tender for a 500 MW […]

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Batteries Better Than Gas at Meeting Australia’s Future Peaking Needs

In September last year, the Scott Morrison-led Australian government had announced that it was setting a target for the electricity sector to reach final investment decisions by the end of April 2021, towards delivering 1000 MW of new dispatchable energy by summer 2023-24, so that the coal-fired Liddell power station could be closed down in […]

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