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Koorangie energy storage system, Australia

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1st December 2023

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Koorangie energy storage system (KESS).

Location
North West Victoria, Australia, near the town of Kerang.

Project Owner/s
Edify Energy.

Project Description
KESS involves the construction of a 185 MW/370 MWh battery energy storage system.

The objective is to increase the renewable hosting capacity of the Murray river renewable-energy zone by up to 300 MW through the provision of system strength to improve network stability.

The energy storage system will use Tesla Megapacks, equipped with grid-forming inverters that operate in ‘virtual machine mode’. This will enable the system to operate in a manner akin to a conventional generator.

The project is supported by a 15-year term offtake agreement with Shell Energy.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
$400-million.

Planned Start/End Date
KESS will start operations in 2025.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Edify Energy, Michelle Grogan, tel +61 2 8790 4000 or email michelle.grogan@edifyenergy.com.

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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