This project is Wartsila's largest energy storage deployment tied to a renewable resource in the western U.S. To date the company
has deployed more than 70 energy storage systems worldwide.
(Source: Wartsila, PR, April, 2020) Contact: Wartsila, Risto Paldanius, Energy Storage Bus. Dev.,
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"Customer-sited, or behind-the-meter (BTM), resources can provide multiple grid services at the distribution and transmission levels,1but numerous barriers have hindered the efforts of the CPUC and CAISO to enable BTM resources to provide these services. This report builds on several documents that industry stakeholders have produced for staff in the CPUC's Energy Division describing these barriers."
Barriers to Maximizing the Value of Behind-the-Meter Distributed Energy Resources White Paper HERE. (Source: California Solar & Storage Association, Feb., 2019) Contact: California Solar & Storage Association, https://calssa.org;
California Independent System Operator, www.caiso.com
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The pilot, which includes partnering with the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), is the first to connect a battery storage system in the US wholesale energy market.
The project follows an agreement signed between NEDO and the California state government's Office of Business and Economic Development to promote the use of energy storage in the state.
Californian utilities are required under State law AB 2514 to complete the installation of storage battery capacity up to a certain proportion by 2024. (Source: NEDO, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Jan., 2019)
Contact: New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, www.nedo.go.jp/english; Sumitomo Electric Industries, https://global-sei.com
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The Golden State also seta new record for the instantaneous portion of demand met by renewable energy on Saturday at 73 pct, just 15 minutes before the solar record, with solar and wind alone meeting 64 pct of demand, exclusive of an estimated 6.6 gigawatts of behind-the-meter solar available in the state.
In 2017, California's renewable energy sources -- excluding large hydro plants -- represented 31 pct of Californias in-state electric power generation.(Source: California Independent System Operator
Contact: California Independent System Operator, www.caiso.com
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The system operator has a Reliability Must Run contract with the existing plant's owner, Dynegy, to purchase power during peak periods.
The Oakland Clean Energy Initiative is expected to come into service by mid-2022.
(Source: PG&E, 23 Mar., 2018)
Contact: PG&E, Roy Kuga, VP Grid Integration and Innovation,
Media Relations, (415) 973-5930, www.pge.com; California Independent System Operator, (916) 351-4400, www.caiso.com
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