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S.A. TO RETHINK ENERGY SECURITY TARGET AFTER DELETING BATTERY STORAGE

May 30, 2017



South Australia says it wants to ensure that 36 per cent of its electricity demand comes from local dispatchable generation, rising to 50 per cent by 2025, but the controversy arises over its definition of qualified generation as providing “real inertia” and “fault current”. There is still debate about how much “real inertia” is needed in an electricity system. “Synthetic inertia” – from battery storage and also wind and solar farms – can provide much of the grid services.
German battery storage developer Younicos offers solutions for this: “In fact, if you’re starting from the premise that more and more power should and will be provided by cheap, clean, but intermittent renewables such as wind and solar, then ‘synthetic’ inertia has a number of manifest advantages.”
 

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Younicos is the pioneer and market leader in game-changing energy and grid solutions based on battery storage. We provide utilities, independent power producers, microgrids and C&I customers with turnkey storage systems, supporting a wide range of business opportunities – from frequency response to peak shaving and capacity to integrated photovoltaic (PV) plus storage solutions and grid-forming renewable energy systems. Our customers benefit from our unparalleled experience of 200 MW deployed storage, 10 years of R&D at our MW-scale Technology Centers, and 24/7 O&M services. Younicos is based in Berlin, Germany and Austin, Texas.