Mercury - Southdown Battery Penrose


Client: Mercury
Completion: 2018
Project Type: Energy, Battery Storage and New Technology
Our role: Project Manager​

This was Mercury’s first utility scale battery project and New Zealand’s first directly connected battery to the national grid.


Involved a Tesla PowerPack2 battery, 1MW, 2MWh.

Located within a brown field site, the project dealt with contaminated land, interconnection with existing and decommissioned equipment. Wide and diverse project team due to the R&D nature of the work.


High level of IT integration with Mercury’s trading team.