Origin Energy announces to plans for a 700 megawatt battery at Eraring power station

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated February 4 2021 - 8:57pm, first published January 11 2021 - 11:27pm
Earing power station

Origin Energy has announced plans to develop Australia's largest battery at Eraring power station in an effort to take pressure off the energy network and provide back-up for renewable energy generation.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.