Australia to build one of the world's biggest batteries

An Australian company plans to turn a reservoir into a giant, rechargeable battery where the water itself is the battery's stored power.

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    An Australian company is turning a lake into one of the world's biggest batteries.

    The system of lakes, turbines and tunnels will move water around in a way that guarantees electricity is always on tap.

    Supporters of the scheme are hopeful it will reduce the country's dependence on coal.

     

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Talbingo in Australia's Snowy Mountains.


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