Solar, wind and battery project worth $3 billion to come up in South Australia

The South Australian government has approved the planning of a wind, solar and battery storage project with a budget of $3 billion, called the Goyder South project. The project is being developed by Neoen, and will consist of 1,200 MW of wind power capacity, 600 MW of solar power capacity, and up to 900 MW/1,800 MWh of battery storage capacity. The Goyder South project will be located near Burra in Southern Australia. The project has finalised a long-term supply contract with the Australian Capital Territory government for a 100 MW wind component. As per the contract, the power will be delivered at a tariff of $44.97 per MWh. The construction of the first stage of the project, which will have a cumulative capacity of 400 MW, is expected to begin in the second half of 2022.

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