Community Batteries

Community Battery information for Councils

We welcome Local Councils to express their interest in future community batteries.

Ausgrid is currently working with Canterbury Bankstown Council, Lake Macquarie City Council and Northern Beaches Council as part of the Community Battery Trial.

Canterbury Bankstown Council Logo Lake Macquarie City Council Logo  Northern Beaches Council Logo

Australian Government's Community Batteries for Household Solar Program

Ausgrid, in collaboration with the Australian Government, will deliver six new community batteries in the Waverley, North Sydney, Central Coast, Northern Beaches, Hornsby and Canada Bay Council areas.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency will be managing the remaining federal funding rounds for community batteries and you can refer to their website for more information.

Register your interest

While we have not yet determined future potential community battery locations, you can express your interest or speak to our dedicated community battery team on 1800 995 674 or

Further Information

Ausgrid Media Release - Cabarita Community Battery

Ausgrid Media Release  - Community Battery Cameron Park, Lake Macquarie

Ausgrid Media Release - First community battery Beacon Hill, Northern Beaches

Ausgrid Media Release - Ausgrid installs community battery in Bankstown

Read more about community batteries in Ausgrid's Sustainability Report