From pv journal Australia

The Kennedy Energy Park – which incorporates 15 MW of photo voltaic and 43 MW of wind technology, backed by a 2 MW/4 MWh battery power storage system – is lastly working at full capability after overcoming grid connection points.

Japanese renewables firm Eurus Energy, which owns the hybrid facility in partnership with Canberra-based developer Windlab, confirmed that the plant close to Hughenden, Queensland, has been exporting at 100% capability since late May.

“Kennedy Energy Park achieved full industrial operation on May 22, 2024,” the corporate stated in a press release.

The Kennedy Energy Park was the primary undertaking to mix photo voltaic, wind, and battery applied sciences on the scale of Australia’s National Electricity Market when it was accomplished in late 2018, however its industrial operation has been delayed attributable to issues in connection course of.

The plant was linked to the grid in 2019 and secured its registration from the Australian Energy Market Operator in mid-2021, nevertheless it took till now to export it at 100% capability.

Windlab beforehand stated the delay centered on the modeling wanted to finalize settlement on its generator manufacturing requirements.

The industrial operation milestone follows the current announcement from UK developer Renewable Energy Systems (RES) that it’s including the undertaking to its current Australian asset administration portfolio.

The power park is predicted to generate roughly 210,000 MWh of energy a yr, with Queensland state-owned generator CS Energy buying 100% of the output below a 10-year off-take settlement.

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