Project

Orana Battery Energy Storage System

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Orana Battery Energy Storage System

The Orana Battery Energy Storage System, proposed by Akaysha Energy, includes the construction and operation of a 200-400 megawatt (MW) battery energy storage system (BESS) and ancillary infrastructure. The BESS will provide up to 8 hours or 1600 megawatt hours (MWh) of energy storage.

The Project is located within the Central-West Orana Renewable Energy Zone (REZ), approximately 2 kilometres north-east of Wellington within the Dubbo Local Government Area (LGA).

Key Dates

2023 Expected Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Akaysha Energy

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2022 The project's scoping report was submitted to, and Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) requested from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
Jul 2022 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment issued Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project website
Orana BESS