Latrobe Valley BESS Victoria - Under Construction

project impact at a glance Approx. figures.
  • Capability: BESS
  • Type: Civil & Electrical
  • Location: Morwell, VIC
  • Completion: Q3 2025
  • Indicative Output: 100MW/200MWh

The Latrobe Valley BESS (LVBESS) Project is located south of Morwell, VIC and has an indicative output of 100MW/200MWh for the Northern BESS facility. Once completed, the Project will improve the reliability of the Victorian electricity network by storing power for use during peak periods.

The Project is being developed by Tilt Renewables – part of leading Australian-owned renewable energy consortium, Powering Australian Renewables, in conjunction with Fluence Energy as the EPC partner providing the energy storage technology. Zenviron has been Subcontracted to carry out the Design and Construct sub-contract for the Balance of Plant (BoP) Civil and Electrical Works for Fluence Energy.

The BoP Scope includes the installation of 320 battery ‘Cube’ energy storage containers and associated Inverters, core transformers as well as the design and construction of the access track, facility bench, Switchroom Building, Operations and Maintenance Facility, and tie-in to the existing Morwell Terminal Station through underground incomer cables.

LVBESS project will create 150 full time equivalent jobs during the construction period, and will provide ongoing employment opportunities during its operational lifetime.