Carnegie turns sod at largest grid solar & battery project

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by Jessica Amir

Carnegie Clean Energy (ASX:CCE) has commenced construction at the world’s first demonstration of a solar, battery, wave and desalination microgrid.

The clean energy company turned the first sod at its 3 MW solar Photovoltaic and 2 MW battery energy storage system.

The storage systems forms part of Carnegie’s Garden Island Microgrid Project, (GIMG Project) which is set to be the largest embedded, grid-connected solar and battery microgrid in Australia.

Carnegie also recently signed supply agreements with the Department of Defense, to supply power and water to HMAS Stirling, Australia’s largest naval base.

Shares in Carnegie Clean Energy (ASX:CCE) last traded 3.7 per cent lower to 5.2 cents.

Jessica Amir

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Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.