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September 3, 2021

Anderson Civic Center – Battery Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The Anderson Civic Center – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Anderson County, South Carolina, US.

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 Anderson Civic Center – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Duke Energy. The project is owned by Duke Energy (100%).

The key applications of the project are demand response and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Duke Energy is the owner. Duke Energy is the developer.

Additional information

The 5 MW lithium ion battery will be grid-tied and available for use by Duke Energy Carolinas grid operators. The battery storage system will benefit all Duke Energy Carolinas customers by helping grid operators more efficiently manage the grid, providing additional energy options and improving grid stability during periods of peak customer demand. The battery storage project – the first of its kind for Duke Energy in the state – will be located on land adjacent to the Anderson Civic Center and will also serve as back-up power for the facility. The battery will be able to power the Civic Center in the event of an outage for at least 30 hours based on the facility’s normal usage.

About Duke Energy

Duke Energy Corp (Duke Energy) is an integrated energy utility that undertakes the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity; transportation and sale of natural gas; and provision of related energy services in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the US. It also procures and markets electric power and fuel. The company operates a diverse mix of coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil and renewable power plants. It has operations in Indiana, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina in the US. Duke Energy is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, 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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