EVLO preps to build solar-plus-battery hybrid in British Columbia

Jan 16, 2023 12:44 PM ET
  • EVLO Energy Storage Inc, a unit of Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec, has actually assigned contractors that will work to understand its utility-scale range solar project with an exclusive battery in the District of Summerland, British Columbia.
EVLO preps to build solar-plus-battery hybrid in British Columbia
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The company claimed on Thursday it had joined Wildstone Construction Group, a basic contractor serving Western and also Northern Canada, and also Skyfire Energy, a solar panel installation contractor.

With each other, the trio will mount a 0.4-MW solar array and four EVLO 1000 battery energy storage units with EVLO's exclusive EMS control system that will certainly give 4 MWh of storage capacity.

The solar farm will be geo-ballasted, which indicates no ground supports or concrete will certainly be required throughout construction. As EVLO described, this will help minimise the carbon strength of the project.

The hybrid power station will be the first such project in the District of Summerland, and likewise EVLO's first in Western Canada. The two-year old business has several storage sites in operation and also under development in The United States and Canada and also France.

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