This week’s TOP 5 includes SCE’s plan to replace a 262 MW gas peaker plant project with a 195 MW energy storage roster, Green Mountain Power’s intention to add up to 100 MW of storage to support its renewable energy goals, GE & Helios Energy’s two solar-plus-storage projects in Upstate New York, the unfortunate explosion in APS’s 2MW/2MWh McMicken storage facility and Limejump’s addition of a Scottish 1.2MW hydro plant to its portfolio.
- Southern California Edison will be replacing the 262-MW Puente gas peaker plant project with a range of energy storage projects amounting to a 195-MW capacity.
- Vermont’s Green Mountain Power intends to add 50 to 100 MW of storage over the next 10 years to support its 100% renewables target by 2030.
- GE Renewable Energy and Helios Energy will be DC-coupling two solar arrays with two 4-hour energy storage systems of 3MW and 2MW in Lenox, Upstate New York.
- An explosion with an unknown cause is still under investigation at the APS McMicken 2MW/2MWh Energy Storage facility located in Phoenix’s West Valley region.
- Limejump will be adding the Scottish 1.2 MW Langwell hydro plant to its Virtual Power Plant platform to trade its power into the wholesale and balancing markets.