The Limondale Solar Farm consists of a 249-megawatt solar farm consisting approximately 872,000 panels in Balranald, NSW and commenced operations in 2021.
A Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is proposed to be developed beside the existing solar farm with 50-megawatt/400-megawatt hour capacity.
The Solar Farm and BESS are located within the South-West REZ.
|2021||Construction Completion - Solar Farm|
|Jan 2024||Expected Construction Commencement - BESS|
|Jan 2025||Expected Construction Completion - BESS|
AEMO Services awarded LTESA for the BESS
RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is currently working towards a final investment decision for the BESS project, anticipated by mid-2024.
|Procuring Agency:||RWE Renewables Europe & Australia|
|2021||The solar farm commenced commercial operations.|
|May 2023||The BESS project was awarded a long-duration storage Long-Term Energy Service Agreement by AEMO Services under the inaugural tender round for new generation and long-duration storage electricity infrastructure in New South Wales. The project remains subject to normal planning approval processes.|