Richard HerweynenPrincipal Consultant Civil Engineering
Pumped storage hydropower is resurging in popularity across the globe as governments and utilities seek to ensure grid stability in markets with increasing penetration of renewables. With energy reliability a hot topic in Australia, eyes are now turning to pumped storage hydropower.
- What is the importance of pump storage for peaking power, balancing the fluctuations in renewables, and providing stability to the grid?
- What are the barriers to developing more Australian pumped storage hydropower projects? What has been holding it back?
- The Kidston pumped storage hydro project: addressing key risks and optimising design