NEWS

The Learning Hub Launch

The Learning Hub Launch

We have recently developed the Learning Hub, an educational resource for local schools, as part of our community engagement. The Learning Hub is a stand-alone website with materials for Years 5-6 and another for Years 7-8, both centered around electricity and...

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Independent Report Released

Independent Report Released

The Independent Report into the fire that took place at the Victorian Big Battery on 30 July 2021 was released today. The report was prepared by Fisher Engineering Inc (FEI) and Energy Safety Response Group (ESRG), two independent engineering and energy storage fire...

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VBB Starts Operating

VBB Starts Operating

Neoen are delighted to announce that the start of operations for the Victorian Big Battery ! The project was officially opened by The Hon Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change on Wednesday 8th December. 'The Victorian Government is...

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Energisation Restarting

Energisation Restarting

Energisation testing will recommence on Wednesday 29th September after regulatory authorities provided the project with approval to resume energisation following the outcomes of the investigations. Here is Neoen's Media Release.   Investigations Over the past 8...

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UPDATE ON EMERGENCY INCIDENT

UPDATE ON EMERGENCY INCIDENT

During initial testing on Friday 30th July at approximately 10 -10.15am a fire occurred within one of the Tesla Megapacks at the Victorian Big Battery. There were no injuries, the site was disconnected from the grid and there has been no impact to electricity supply....

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Deliveries of the battery equipment continued during May and June and will continue until August. Both 180MVA 220/33kV transformers have now been successfully energised, which is a critical step in connecting the Victorian battery to the grid. The mechanical and...

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: MARCH & APRIL

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: MARCH & APRIL

Construction on site advanced well during the months of March and April and the civil works are now nearing completion. Larger deliveries have commenced and will continue until end of July. Should you have any queries or concerns in relation to these works, please...

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Construction Ramp-up

Construction Ramp-up

Construction at Victorian Big Battery project are ramping up throughout February. Following commencement of the road upgrade works at the cross section of Atkinsons Road and Geelong-Ballan Road in January, construction works are now ramping up at the Victorian Big...

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Construction set to commence (Road Works Update)

Construction set to commence (Road Works Update)

As previously advised, following a public notification period, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has issued a planning permit for the project under delegation from the Minister for Planning.While some preliminary works have already commenced in...

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Construction set to commence

Construction set to commence

Following a public notification period, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has issued a planning permit for the project under delegation from the Minister for Planning.Site mobilization works and some preliminary civil works on site are expected...

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