The Bungama Battery, being developed by Risen Energy, is a proposed energy storage system which comprises the development of a 200-megawatt / 400-megawatt hour facility near Port Pirie in South Australia.
The project will include grid forming inverter technology with a new integration system.
The development is to be located adjacent to the existing 275 kilovolt Bungama Substation.
|Aug 2021||Project Announcement|
The project recieved an unspecified funding contribution from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency to equip the asset with grid-forming inverter technology.
|Procuring Agency:||Risen Energy|
|Feb 2022||Risen Energy announced the project and submitted a Development Application.|
|Dec 2022||The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced the project was one of eight Battery Energy Storage Systems which would receive funding through the ARENA’s Large Scale Battery Storage Funding Round.|