Queensland Opens Registrations for 100 MW Energy Storage Auction
August 7, 2017
The Queensland Labor government has kicked off its large-scale energy storage auction, calling for early registration of companies wishing to tender for the installation of up to 100 MW of energy storage before 2020, alongside 400 MW of new solar and wind farms. The Renewables 400 auction was officially launched on Monday, as a key plank of the Palaszczuk government's Powering Queensland Plan — an AU $1.6 billion scheme, first unveiled in June, to help the state meet its 50 percent renewable energy target by 2030.
As part of its Powering Queensland Plan: an integrated energy strategy for the state, announced in June, Queensland, Australia is looking to add add up to 400 MW of renewable energy including 100 MW of energy storage through reverse auction. It is now ready to accept bids.