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September 1, 2021

Apple Battery Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The Apple Battery Energy Storage System is a 60,000kW energy storage project located in Monterey County, California, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 240,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2021.

Contractors involved

Tesla is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

Apple is building a 60 MW, 240 MWh battery-based renewable energy storage facility near the California Flats solar installation in southeastern Monterey County. Tesla will supply up to 85 of its Megapack battery units for the project. Construction of the energy storage system includes an interconnection to an existing 230 kV circuit and a 34.5kV feeder complete with fiber optic cable between the substation and the storage system.

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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