Awaba, Beresfield and Muswellbrook will host batteries as part of its Hunter Dispatchable Energy System

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 9 2022 - 1:00am
Safe: Lithium-ion technology batteries installed in prefabricated enclosures similar in size to standard shipping containers.

Planning is underway for three new Hunter battery projects designed to improve the flexibility and efficiency of the electricity grid.

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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.

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