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Zenith, Liontown to build Australia’s largest off-grid RE hybrid power station

It has a capacity of 95 megawatts

Liontown Resouces partnered with Zenith Energy to build and operate the largest off-grid renewable energy hybrid power station in Australia with a total capacity of 95 megawatts (MW).

In a statement, Zenith said it received a Letter of Award from Liontown to build, own, and operate the hybrid project which is coomposed of 30MW of wind capacity, 16MW-peak fixed axis solar photovoltaic array, and 17MW/19MW-hour of battery energy storage system.

The station, which will be located at Liontown’s Kathleen Valley Project at Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region, will deliver 100% renewable energy generation to the Project as its thermal components wil operate in “engine off” mode at various times.

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Zenith said the project will enable Liontown to meet tas renewable energy factor target of 60% at “Project start-up and beyond.”

Zenith and Liontown are finalising arrangements for the power station under a long-term build, own, and operate power purchase agreement.

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