Australian Chart of the week | Where do we go now…. Sweet child o’ mine?

On 6 November the Victorian government announced the commitment to deliver, along with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the largest battery in Australia 300MW. The Geelong battery is contracted under AEMO’s System Integrity Protection Scheme (SIPS) allowing an additional 250MW to flow across the interconnector and respond to network outages during summer (the contract allows free market operation of 50MW during the summer and up to the full 300MW all other times). Given the size of the battery do we already need to re-evaluate the amount of storage that is projected to be built in the National Electricity Market (NEM)?

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