13th July 2024

ENGIE’s 100 MW Solar Valley Battery Storage undertaking in Hill County, Texas has been commissioned.

The undertaking is likely one of the firm’s largest utility scale storage services within the U.S. to date. It’s co-located with the corporate’s current 250 MW Solar Valley Photo voltaic undertaking, which commenced operation final 12 months.

“We’ve greater than 2 GW of power storage already below building in Texas and different states anticipated to be commissioned by finish of 2024,” says Dave Carroll, chief renewables officer of ENGIE North America. “Collectively, these tasks will contribute to ENGIE’s international aspiration of 10 GW of power storage put in by 2030.”

The storage system can dispatch electrical energy into the grid when wanted, together with the flexibility to fulfill peak hour electrical wants of some 10,000 common properties, says the corporate. The system will be charged each from the co-located photo voltaic facility in addition to from the broader grid. 

The Solar Valley Storage undertaking includes 308 battery cupboards and concerned greater than 3,500 workdays to assemble, together with each native and regional expert staff.

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