Ecoult to supply storage to King Island renewables scheme

Australian storage specialist Ecoult has been awarded a contract to supply Hydro Tasmania with a large-scale battery system for the King Island Renewable Energy Integration Project (KIREIP).

The 3MW / 1.6MWh UltraBattery storage system – which will have the capacity to power the entire island for up to 45 minutes – would smooth supply of renewable energy generated on King Island and maintain stability of its grid.

KIREIP – an A$46m ($47.7m) wind and biofuel scheme being developed by Hydro Tasmania with help from the Australian government – aims to build a renewables-based system that will supply more than 65% of King Island’s annual requirements more cheaply than the diesel-power alternative.

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