The AMS-Shell Energy – Battery Energy Storage Systems is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in California, US.

The project was announced in 2015.


The AMS-Shell Energy – Battery Energy Storage Systems is being developed by Advanced Microgrid Solutions. The project is owned by Shell Energy North America (US) (100%), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.

The key applications of the project are energy cost optimization and energy demand management.

Contractors involved

Shell Energy North America (US) is the owner. Advanced Microgrid Solutions is the developer.

Advanced Microgrid Solutions is the system integrator.

Additional information

Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and Shell Energy North America have signed a memorandum of understanding under which up to 20 MW of battery storage will be installed across California. Through the agreement, AMS and Shell Energy will work together to identify new and existing direct access and utility customers who want to install advanced battery systems. Shell Energy will have dispatch rights on capacity for use in planning and market operations.

About Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions offers an artificial intelligence (AI) based energy software that optimizes the value of batteries, renewables and entire asset portfolios to use more clean energy with higher ROI.


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.