AEP Energy seeks as much as 500MW of renewables, storage space in PJM area

Oct 6, 2021 05:12 PM ET
  • A subsidiary people utility American Electric Power has actually provided an ask for proposals for off-take from in between 300MW as well as 500MW of solar, wind and standalone battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the PJM Interconnection location.
AEP Energy seeks as much as 500MW of renewables, storage space in PJM area
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AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP) is looking for renewables purchase contracts of 10, 12 or 15 years for solar along with build-own-transfer BESS that will certainly begin operations between 2022 and 2024.

The business, which will certainly make use of the contracted offtake to support its growing retail and also wholesale loads in PJM, is seeking BESS proposals from installations as much as 50MW with a minimum four-hour duration.

Notice of intent to quote need to be obtained by 13 October as well as proposals are due by 27 October.

AEPEP stated it has actually finished settlements with projects sent right into its March ask for proposals, which likewise looked to obtain as much as 500MW of renewables and storage space in the PJM location, which covers all or parts of 13 US states and also the District of Columbia.

AEPEP last month authorized an extra long-term renewable energy acquisition contract with Doral Renewables for the 2nd, 360MWdc phase of the Mammoth solar project in Indiana.

Offering property as well as company customers in 6 states and Washington, D.C, AEPEP as well as its affiliates own greater than 1.9 GW of solar, wind and also energy storage space projects.

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