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Western Australia pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) atlas

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


Although Western Australia is not as mountainous as other regions of Australia, there are still many potential PHES sites 200 times more than necessary to transform the current electricity system to a clean, renewable supply. There are possible sites that could provide energy balancing for the resources centres near Port Hedland. Lake Argyle, in the North of WA, could be used to provide energy balancing for solar farms. This electricity could be exported to South East Asia, through a submarine...[Show more]

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


File Description SizeFormat Image
WA PHSites.xlsx1.03 MBMicrosoft Excel XML
WA South Region Reservoir Locations.kmzWA South Region Reservoir Locations4.84 MBGoogle Earth kmz file
WA Pilbara Region Reservoir Locations.kmzWA Pilbara Region Reservoir Locations1.3 MBGoogle Earth kmz file
WA Kimberley Region Reservoir Locations.kmzWA Kimberley Region Reservoir Locations27.26 MBGoogle Earth kmz file
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