Tag Archives: Hornsdale Power Reserve (a.k.a. "worlds biggest battery")

Article: FCAS in Action – What Happens When a Generator Trips? (or Never let the data get in the way of a good story)

Understanding the FCAS response by all generators when a unit trips in the NEM. A detailed look at the Loy Yang A unit trip in December 2017 and the contribution of the Hornsdale Power Reserve.

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Article: Hornsdale Power Reserve continues to reach new milestones with a discharge rate of 100 MW today

Hornsdale Power Reserve a.k.a “World’s biggest battery” achieves new milestones – discharged at a rate of 100MW and charged continuously for nearly 3 hours.

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Article: Hornsdale Power Reserve (a.k.a. "the worlds biggest battery") supplied SA for over an hour yesterday, peaking at 71 MW discharge

It’s 1st December 2017 – the first day of summer, and also the promised delivery date for the “world’s largest battery”. In this updated post we look at how it’s been operating.

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Article: Hornsdale Power Reserve (a.k.a. “the world’s biggest battery”) begins to charge, and also discharges for the first time on Saturday

It’s Saturday 25th November 2017 and what is currently known as “the worlds biggest battery” has kicked into gear – charging for a couple hours this morning.

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Article: On batteries, and “fixing South Australia’s problems”

Some quick thoughts about Tesla’s promise to “fix South Australia’s power woes”. Which specific problem is Tesla promising to fix?

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