EMC were engaged to design and construct an on-grid battery system for a new residential sub-division. This was delivered in February 2016 to be Australia’s first utility scale grid-connected battery energy storage system as part of a community battery trial.
Customer: Synergy (WA Government Generator and Retailer)
Project Partners: Lendlease, LandCorp, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Location: Alkimos, northern suburb of Perth, Western Australia
- 1MWh energy storage system – supplying to 150 homes
- Offers residents: virtual energy storage rebates for solar PV
- Supported by ARENA (Australian Federal Government) $3.3m grant