Kurri Kurri Battery




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Kurri Kurri Battery
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STATUS: Prospective pipeline
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: NSW
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope 

The Kurri Kurri Battery project is a proposed 1,200 MW battery in the NSW Hunter Valley. The first stage is expected to provide 400 MW of storage for mainly solar-generated energy.

The project has been proposed by CEP.Energy who have signed a 30-year lease with Hunter Investment Corporation on the Kurri Kurri site which sits within the Hunter Economic Zone. The location is pre-approved for power generation and located next to an Ausgrid sub-station.

 


 

Key Dates 

2021: EOIs open (expected)

Q1 2022: Financial close (expected)

2023: Project completion (expected)

 


 

Project History

 

Feb 2021: Project announced by CEP.Energy.



Last reviewed: 12/02/2021

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