Energy storage news - March 2nd, 2018
This week’s TOP 5 includes a plan by SDG&E to add up to 166 MW of energy storage at public facilities, a 2.5 MWh project developed by Stem in Ontario, Murata now offering utility scale storage systems to its customers, AES starting the construction of its 28 MW PV and 20 MW / 100 MWh storage power plant in Hawaii, and Highview Power partnering with SNC Lavalin to deploy LAES in North America.
- “San Diego Gas & Electric announced plans to add up to 166 megawatts (MW) of energy storage in a proposal submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). If approved, the projects would support public-sector facilities that provide safety, security and emergency services during power grid outages.”
- Ontario-based company INOAC selected Stem for the deployment of a 2.5 MWh storage system at its site.
- Japanese company Murata offers utility-scale energy storage systems integrating Fortelion cells.
- AES Distributed Energy and Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) have started the construction of AES’ 28MW solar and 100MWh storage project.
- Highview Power partners with SNC Lavalin to deploy Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) in North America.