Energy Source & Distribution news reported today that Endeavour Energy will trial a 1MW grid-connected battery storage system in Illawarra. Endeavour Energy general manager asset management Ty Christopher said
This helps us provide customers a safe and reliable power supply without having to build more expensive network upgrades right away,
Grid-connected battery storage could also reduce peak demand and improve the quality of electricity supply in constrained parts of our network.
Understanding the potential of grid-connected battery storage to reduce network investment while providing a safe and reliable power supply is significant to long-term electricity systems operations and planning which is one of the key reasons for developing the Energy Storage Register.