Author - Chris Leonard

Hornsdale will host world’s biggest Li-Ion Battery

Jay Weatherill July 7, 2017 Press release The world’s largest lithium ion battery will be installed in South Australia under a historic agreement between French renewable energy company Neoen, US sustainable energy company Tesla and the South Australian Government.The energy storage systems from Tesla will be paired with Neoen’s Hornsdale Wind Farm and installed before summer.Confirming the commitment from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to deliver the battery within 100 days or it is free, it has been agreed between [...]

HWF2 March Construction Update

Stage 2 Civil & Electrical Balance of Plant works are complete.  Twenty seven (27) WTGs are commissioned, connected to the grid and generating. Progress detail Civil Balance of Plant Activities Complete Electrical Balance of Plant Activities Energisation of Feeder 3 complete; Commissioning of the Spare Transformer complete; WTG Activities All WTGs delivered to site and installed; Twenty seven (27) WTGs commissioned, connected to grid and generating; Twenty seven (27) WTGs started reliability testing; Seventeen (17) WTGs completed reliability testing; Hold Point #1 on-site testing & data processing completed & report submission [...]