Big batteries

Victorian big battery Moorabool
Victorian big battery Moorabool

Big batteries provides essential grid-support services (activities grid operators perform) including:

  • maintaining system-wide balance
  • managing electricity transmission better
  • storing energy

Big batteries strengthen energy reliability, drive down electricity prices, and support the transition to renewable energy and net-zero emissions.

Big batteries in Australia

  • The Hornsdale Power Reserve (150 MW) in South Australia completed by Tesla in November 2017 was the first installed in Australia.
  • The Victorian Big Battery (300 MW) is Australia’s largest lithium-ion battery at the Moorabool Terminal Station outside Geelong.

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