August 12th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 36MW project for Kokam in Korea, the development of a virtual power plant for a total of 5MW/7MWh of storage by Sunverge in Australia, 22MW of demand response contracts by ConEdison, Tesla building an integrated offer combining its own inverters and batteries together with SolarCity’s PV solutions and an upcoming RFI on storage by the US general services administration.
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- Kokam has been awarded a 36MW/13MWh project by Kepco in Korea. The system will provide frequency regulation services and should be completed by december 2016.
- « Sunverge announced it is partnering with Australia energy retailer AGL and the federal government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), to develop the world’s largest Virtual Power Plant (VPP). » The VPP will manage residential storage installations in order to better meet the peak demand. This project should lead to a total of 5MW /7MWh of storage installed.
- ConEdison awarded 22MW of demand response contracts under its Brooklyn-Queens Neighborhood Program. Payments range from 215$/kW/yr to 988$/kW/yr.
- « Tesla will make its own inverters for use with SolarCity PV installs and its own energy storage products, according to its chairman and CEO, Elon Musk.»
- The US General Services Administration, which oversees 10,000 workspaces for more than 1 million federal employees, will launch a request for information to investigate the potential for storage in its building by mid-September, which could lead to projects starting next year.