March 10th , 2017
This week’s TOP 5 includes a RFO launched by Southern California Edison for 55MW of distributed energy resources, the selection of NEC ES by VLC Energy to build and operate 50MW/35MWh in the UK, Aquion filing for bankruptcy, ConEdison new 1MW/4MWh “mobile” battery and the acquisition of Nesscap by Maxwell.
- Southern California Edison issued a RFO for 55MW of distributed energy resources to resolve a local congestion issue at one of its substations.
- NEC ES is providing turnkey construction and operation to VLC Energy (the newly created joint venture by Low Carbon and Vitol) on the two projects Low Carbon was awarded in the EFR auction held last year in the UK. This represents 50MW and 35MWh of batteries.
- Aquion filed for chapter 11. The company is now working to find a buyer for all of its operating assets.
- ConEdison unveiled a “mobile” battery: a 1MW/4MWh system contained in two trailers that will be moved from substation to substation depending on the need of the electrical system.
- Ultracapacitor specialist Maxwell will acquire Nesscap in a 24M$ transaction.