Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

A Testing Ground for Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage

18 Jan , 2017  

utility-scale battery

Jesse Remillard, ERS, for Zondits Southern California is becoming a high-stakes testing ground for utility-scale battery energy storage. The energy storage provider AES has secured two contracts totaling 37.5 MW (150 MWh) that will be critical for San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) to meet its peak demands. The AES press release states that the two […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Emerging Technology, Energy Storage

Storage Battery to Power an Electricity Evolution in Los Angeles

12 Jul , 2016  

A Zondits Rundown: AES Corporation to Power an Electricity Evolution in Los Angeles By 2021 the Los Angeles “peaker,” a natural gas-burning power plant in Long Beach, will be replaced by the world’s largest storage battery, capable of holding and delivering over 100 megawatts of power an hour for four hours.  For reference, the output of 100 […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Will Impact LA’s Energy Demands

10 Apr , 2016  

LA Will Face Blackouts This Summer Due to Its Gigantic Natural Gas Leak Gizmodo, April 5. 2016. Image credit: tpsdave A coalition of agencies including the California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, California Independent System Operator, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power just released a report on how the Aliso Canyon leak is […]

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