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The Smart Sodium Storage Solution (S4) Project

Technology Type Sodium based Battery
Rated Power 30 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 1.00
URL More about The Smart Sodium Storage Solution (S4) Project
The Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM) at the University of Wollongong is leading a $10.5m, ARENA-funded project to develop a novel sodium-ion battery architecture for use in renewable energy storage applications. The project consortium includes: • The Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre • The Sustainable Buildings Research Centre • Liao Ning Hong Cheng Electric Power Co. • Hebei ANZ New Energy Technology Co. • McNair Technology Co. • Nano-Nouvelle • Sydney Water Corporation 5 kWh sodium-ion battery modules with integrated BMS and thermal management will be installed at the Illawarra Flame House and Sydney Water’s Bondi sewage pumping station (30 kWh total pack size) to demonstrate the applicability of sodium-ion battery technology to renewable energy storage. The Sydney Water installation will also include an innovative Energy Management System that will control generation, storage and consumption of energy to ensure maximum system efficiency.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Announced
Commissioning On DD.09.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Sydney, NSW
Australia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 University of Wollongong
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Renewables Energy Time Shift
Resiliency
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