Power infrastructure provider GenusPlus Group (ASX:GNP) has been tasked to perform the civil and electrical balance of plant (BOP) works for utility Synergy’s 200-MW/800-MWh Kwinana Battery Stage Two (KBESS2) project in Western Australia.
The deal is valued at AUD 90 million (USD 59.7m/EUR 54.3m), the contractor said in a LinkedIn post. The award calls for GenusPlus to handle all civil and electrical balance of plant activities related to the energy storage project, including the installation and commissioning of almost 300 battery container units and 72 inverters.
The complex will be equipped with 300 EnerC Plus battery units of China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd, or CATL, as agreed in September.
KBESS2 will be Western Australia’s second grid-scale energy storage system, which will discharge electricity during peak demand periods and thus help enhance the grid’s resilience. Onsite works in Kwinana were initiated in July and the battery should become operational in late 2024, expanding the 100-MW/200-MWh Kwinana Big Battery that was switched on in May.
The Kwinana storage complex is located at the site of a former gas-fired power station.
(AUD 1.0 = USD 0.664/EUR 0.604)
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