Viridity Energy, a leading software technology company focused on total energy management, announced today that it has been selected to operate the largest solar + storage project to be constructed in the United States. The Village of Minster, Ohio is developing a 4.2MW solar array paired with a 7.5MW storage system, integrated by S&C Electric. Energy produced by the solar array will be stored in batteries and deployed by Viridity’s market operations center in high-value applications that keep the grid in balance and provide back-up power support.
A New York microgrid demonstration project will use an energy storage system from Eos Energy that the company describes as the lowest-cost battery storage on the market. The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority awarded Eos Energy $750,000 to support production, installation and demonstration of the 250 kW, 1000 kWh battery energy storage system that will be used in Wappingers Falls microgrid.
Convergent Energy + Power, a market-leading energy storage asset developer, has announced a 10 MW, 40 MW-hour project award from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”). This project was selected as part of the first round of PG&E’s highly competitive Energy Storage Request For Offers solicitation, with results announced December 2, 2015.
WITH ENTERGY’S recent decision to close the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth, New England has an opportunity to increase the supply of clean energy to the region. The Pilgrim closure is part of an array of market and environmental pressures that are shutting down the oil, coal, and nuclear plants that have sustained the region for years.
NEC Energy Solutions (“NEC ES”), a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Eos Energy Storage LLC (“Eos”) to develop next-generation energy storage solutions based on Eos’s Znyth™ zinc hybrid cathode battery chemistry and its Aurora DC battery system.