Tick for RES Australia wind farm and battery in SA

RES Australia plans to build a 183MW wind farm with a 215MW big battery near South Australia’s Barossa Valley have won development approval from the state government.

Renew Economy is reporting the approval comes some five months after the South Australia’s State Commission Assessment Panel resolved to grant development plan consent to the Twin Creek Wind Farm, subject to planning conditions, reserved matters and advisory notes.

The wind farm’s battery system stands to be one of the biggest in Australia and will more than match the capacity of the wind farm, which will host 51 turbines across various parcels of crop and sheep grazing land, spread across three council areas around 90km north of Adelaide.

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