CEC Report claims batteries trump gas for peaking demand

THE Clean Energy Council has touted batteries as the solution to Australia’s increasingly ‘peaky’ electricity system, saying they are cheaper to run than open-cycle gas turbine plants.

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But Grattan Institute warns winter is still a problem

The CEC's report ‘Battery Storage - The New, Clean Peaker' compares a 250 megawatt gas peaker plant with a four-hour grid-scale battery, finding that batteries provide cost savings of more than