Victoria's Big Battery

Australia’s largest battery is being built right here in Victoria to modernise the state’s electricity grid, support new renewable energy capacity and improve the reliability of power supply in the face of increasingly hot summers.

Power outages

These can occur for multiple reasons, such as

  • planned maintenance works
  • lightning
  • floods
  • heatwaves
  • bushfires or high winds
  • trees contacting powerlines

What you can do at home to help prevent power outages