Sunnova, SolarEdge, National Grid companion on New England grid stability project

Jul 29, 2021 10:43 AM ET
  • Solar as well as storage service provider Sunnova, SolarEdge Technologies as well as National Grid have actually partnered on a grid stability project in New England, US.
Sunnova, SolarEdge, National Grid companion on New England grid stability project
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The partnership will make use of Sunnova's solar and storage properties, together with SolarEdge's grid design, to boost power quality in National Grid's service area utilizing distributed power resources (DERs).

Sunnova and SolarEdge will provide voltage support across Massachusetts and Rhode Island via DERS, reinforcing resiliency and also integrity, according to a business news releases. It is hoped the partnership will certainly enable National Grid to minimize circulation system losses as well as permit much more effective distribution of power to its clients.

"National Grid's continued efforts to even more incorporate distributed energy resources will be increased by this initiative which will take advantage of DERs interconnected to the grid to optimize power high quality, which will certainly minimize prices for all customers," stated John Isberg, vice head of state of customer sales and also solutions at National Grid.

Over the past years, 838MW of residential distributed energy assets have actually been built in Massachusetts and 58MW in Rhode Island, according to Timber Mackenzie.

"This first of its kind solution aims to save property owners money, enhance New England's grid efficiency and support National Grid on its path to accomplishing web no by 2050," stated Michael Grasso, primary advertising and marketing as well as growth policeman at Sunnova.

Sunnova's aggregated property solar and also storage portfolio provides over 150GWh of renewable energy a year to New England's property owners.

In April, the business reported solid financial outcomes as a result of high United States domestic solar demand after uploading unstable figures in the 2nd half of 2020.

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