Capricornia Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

Capricornia Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

148°20'41.8"E
21°07'29.8"S

750

MW

Generation

12

GWh

Storage

2028

Commercial Operation

750

Generation

12

Storage

2028

Commercial Operation

Overview

Pre-feasibility completed in 2021
Battery
Hydro

Battery of the North

As the core of the proposed Capricornia Renewable Energy Hub, the Capricornia pumped hydro will provide large-scale dispatchable power in Central Queensland.

The long-duration energy storage combined with grid strength and stability services will be key in the transition to intermittent renewable energy generation, keeping the grid stable and wholesale electricity prices low when the Central Queensland coal-fired power stations are decommissioned, commencing in 2028. 

Location

QLD
148°20'41.8"E
21°07'29.8"S
2000 Ha

Overview

Pre-feasibility completed in 2021
Battery
Hydro

Battery of the North

Battery of the North

As the core of the proposed Capricornia Renewable Energy Hub, the Capricornia pumped hydro will provide large-scale dispatchable power in Central Queensland.

The long-duration energy storage combined with grid strength and stability services will be key in the transition to intermittent renewable energy generation, keeping the grid stable and wholesale electricity prices low when the Central Queensland coal-fired power stations are decommissioned, commencing in 2028. 

Location

QLD
2000 Ha
21°07'29.8"S
148°20'41.8"E

Project
References

Project References

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