Hydropower / Pumped Hydro Energy StorageProject Cultana Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Phase 2
Report: Cultana Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Project Phase 2 (PDF 2MB)
This report details the proposed construction a 225MW, 8-hour SPHES system to provide GWh scale energy storage services to the national electricity grid in South Australia.
EnergyAustralia and Arup have completed phase 2 of development for the proposed Cultana Seawater Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (SPHES) Project in South Australia (SA). Building on the pre-feasibility work completed in 2017 the partners completed a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) program, produced a Reference Design, sourced experienced hydro project construction contractors, progressed land access, environmental approvals and completed market and business case studies to support the making of a Financial Investment Decision (FID) by December 2019.