Project

Silver City Energy Storage

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Silver City Energy Storage

Silver City Energy Storage would use compressed air energy storage to provide large-scale, long duration energy storage. The project would include:

  • two 100-megawatt Turbine/Generator Trains
  • an above ground water reservoir with 300 megalitre capacity
  • a 250,000-cubic metre underground cavern with air and water shaft, and
  • approximately 16 kilometres of high voltage transmission line.  

Once operational, the project would provide peak power of 200 megawatt and approximately 1,600 megawatt-hours of energy storage capacity.

PROJECT HISTORY

Aug 2022 A scoping report for the project was submitted to the NSW Government.
Sep 2022 The NSW Department of Planning and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements were issued for the project.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Government resources
NSW Major Projects Portal