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August 30, 2021

AES-Arizona Public Service – Battery Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The AES-Arizona Public Service – Battery Energy Storage System is a 100,000kW energy storage project located in Arizona, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 400,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The AES-Arizona Public Service – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by The AES. The project is owned by The AES (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift, peak shaving and demand response.

Contractors involved

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The AES is the owner. The AES is the developer. Fluence Energy is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

The project, owned and operated by AES, will provide critical peaking capacity and unmatched operational flexibility, enabling the most efficient use of renewable energy, lowering costs and emissions, and providing increased reliability for APS’ customers.

About The AES

The AES Corp (AES) is a power utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces energy using the hydro, pet coke, diesel, biomass, oil, solar, heavy fuel oil, landfill gas, wind, coal, gas and energy storage sources. Under power purchase agreements, it sells the electricity to utilities, industrial users and other intermediaries. AES also owns and operates electric utilities, which generate, purchase, transmit, distribute and sell electricity to serve customers in the residential, industrial, commercial and governmental sectors. The company has operational presence in North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. AES is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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