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ACT and district pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) atlas

Blakers, Andrew; Stocks, Matthew; Lu, Bin; Anderson, Kirsten; Nadolny, Anna


The ACT has relatively few potential sites for pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) sites due to the large fraction of the territory's mountains that is occupied by Namadgi National Park. However, there are many good potential sites in the surrounding district. We found a total of 871 nearby potential sites with a combined energy storage potential that is about 200 times larger than the ACT & district share of the storage needed to support a 100% renewable electricity grid. The large number of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU 100% Renewable Energy (RE100) Group
Type: Dataset
Access Rights: Open Access


File Description SizeFormat Image
ACT PHES sites.xlsx59.31 kBMicrosoft Excel XML
ACT Reservoir Locations.kmz88.93 kBGoogle Earth kmz file
actlocmin.png2.34 MBimage/pngThumbnail

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