Durham's FlexGen to Supply 420MWh of Energy Storage System in California

Jan 19, 2023 03:43 PM ET
  • FlexGen will provide energy storage technology and software throughout four California sites of Middle River Power.
  • Middle River Power operates, handles and also creates over 3,000 MW of power.

Durham-based battery energy storage remedy as well as software technology provider FlexGen Power Systems has actually been selected to provide energy storage modern technology and software for 420MW of energy storage throughout four California sites to Middle River Power. The energy storage projects are collocated with existing basic cycle natural gas coming to a head plants, and also the facilities will certainly share affiliation centers.

Middle River Power operates, handles as well as establishes over 3,000 MW of power.

FlexGen stated that collocating the natural gas coming to a head facilities with battery storage results in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while keeping trusted, flexible reserve capacity. The battery facilities will certainly be made use of to store excess carbon-free power during the day as well as launch it when it is most needed over the evening hours. Also, gas generators will dispatch much less typically than they do generally, causing reduced emissions, while remaining available to send off throughout severe problems.

Kelcy Pegler, CEO, FlexGen stated, "Energy storage is crucial to the future of the grid, and also FlexGen has invested the last decade honing our abilities to provide critical energy storage assets to our companions."

" The energy storage assets store plentiful solar energy in the middle of the day after that deploy that energy to the grid during night top hrs, while keeping our gas facilities as a flexible, trustworthy backstop" claimed Mark Kubow, President of Middle River Power. "We are excited to present our initial tranche of projects that takes such a meaningful step in aiding California in the change to even more renewable energies."

FlexGen supplies combination services and also software modern technology for ESS in the United States and worldwide market. Its clients as well as partners include programmers, utilities, federal government firms and industrial companies.

FlexGen asserts that its industry-leading HybridOS energy management system platform delivers the full stack of energy storage value, consisting of ancillary solutions, capacity, and energy market trading. Its fleet of energy storage assets are currently operating throughout the USA with investor-owned energies, local and cooperative utilities, and also Independent Power Producers.

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