Battery storageProject Gannawarra Energy Storage System (GESS)
Report: ARENA Insights Spotlight: Gannawarra Energy Storage System (GESS) (PDF 269KB)
Wayne Goodwin, Project Development and Technology at Edify Energy discusses the drivers, challenges and services GESS can provide.
Gannawarra Energy Storage System (GESS) is one of the two large scale storage projects jointly funded by ARENA and the Victorian Government. GESS was developed and financed by Edify Energy in a consortium with Wirsol Energy as co-investors, Tesla as battery provider and EnergyAustralia as the long-term operator.
The 25 MW / 50 MWh battery is retrofitted to the existing 50 MW Gannawarra Solar Farm is located west of Kerang in north-west Victoria.