Three new “battery of the nation” sites identified

Three more sites have been selected for further investigation into their pumped hydro potential by Hydro Tasmania.

Energy Magazine is reporting the three sites – at Lake Cethana and Lake Rowallan in the North West, and near Tribute Power Station on the West Coast – were selected from the original list of 14 potential pumped hydro options around the State.

They emerged as the most promising from the studies carried out over the last 20 months as part of a $2 million study jointly funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Hydro Tasmania.

The study is part of the Battery of the Nation initiative.

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