Big battery plans for Pilbara ignore massive pumped-hydro potential

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14 Feb 2022

Big battery plans for Pilbara ignore massive pumped-hydro potential
Big battery plans for Pilbara ignore massive pumped-hydro potential

An article by Andrew Blakers appeared in Renew Economy today, in response to the news that Fortescue Metals Group plan to build a 5.4 GW solar and wind project in the Pilbara, supported by a 9 GWh battery.

The image above shows a large (150 GWh) greenfield site near Brockman.

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