The Armonia Microgrid Project is a smart grid project being developed in Palau. It is a microgrid project.

The installation of the project began in 2018.

Description

The Armonia Microgrid Project is currently under construction and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 100MW.

The smart grid project is owned by The Republic of Palau and is being installed by Engie Energy Services International.

Armonia Microgrid Project development status

The development of Armonia Microgrid Project was started in 2018.

The project is developed with 35MW Solar PV Power Supply; Energy Storage as the main technology.

Contractors involved

The Republic of Palau has partnered with Engie Energy Services International to construct and complete the Armonia Microgrid Project.

Additional information

The project consist of dispatchable solar PV project having 35 MW of renewable energy and 45 MWh of energy storage which is coupled with the current diesel generation to transform the Palau grid into a smart. This is the largest microgrid in the world and a global reference for the state-of-the-art technology.

Methodology

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