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698: Building the Biggest Battery Project in the World — Anthony Carroll, former President of Powin
Episode 6987th May 2024 • SunCast • Nico Johnson
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Imagine that your phone rings. The person on the other end tells you: “you won the project. Now, we need you to fly to Australia and build the largest battery backup project in the entire world.” 

Powin, a Portland, Oregon-based battery energy storage developer, was up to the challenge. 

Nico got a chance to sit down with then-President of Powin, Anthony Carroll, to discuss where the energy storage market is headed and how large-scale integrators like Powin are moving the needle. 

Under Anthony’s leadership, Powin secured the nearly 2 GWh Waratah Super Battery project in Sydney, Australia. We asked him for his insights into the utility changes and emerging job opportunities that are driving the adoption of battery technology.

Expect to learn:

  • How Powin won the contract to build the world’s largest battery backup system. 
  • The advancements in safety and reliability shaping large-scale battery deployment.
  • Why the U.S. battery market is finally ready for Wall Street

You can learn a lot in 15 minutes… Click play to hear the full discussion!

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