California energy to construct 161MW storage space trio

Feb 11, 2022 05:10 PM ET
  • San Diego Gas & Electric has actually obtained approval for the projects from the United States state's Public Utilities Commission
California energy to construct 161MW storage space trio
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The California Public Utilities Commission has authorised San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to construct three new energy storage space centers totalling 161MW/644 megawatt-hours.

The facilities will certainly aid offer the United States state with better capacity to fulfill high energy need on summer days and also during the night after solar power dissipates.

SDG&E will certainly possess and also run the plants, which will be connected to the state energy market.

This will certainly imply that the California Independent System Driver will certainly have the ability to dispatch them at any time they are needed to stabilize demand as well as supply on the grid statewide.

The trio are slated to be completed in late 2022 or very early 2023.

SDG&E vice president of energy development Miguel Romero said: "Purchasing innovative modern technologies like power storage space is crucial to progressing our state and also area's aggressive climate goals, including reaching internet absolutely no greenhouse gas emissions, with the included advantage of making the power grid extra durable.

" Project by project, step by step, we are making progress towards a cleaner, much safer and more dependable power future."

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