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August 31, 2021

Center Peaker Power Plant – Battery Energy Storage System, US

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The Center Peaker Power Plant – Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Norwalk, California, US.

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The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2016.

Description

The Center Peaker Power Plant – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by General Electric and Southern California Edison. The project is owned by Southern California Edison (100%), a subsidiary of Edison International.

The key application of the project is quick start, fast ramping capabilities.

Contractors involved

General Electric and Southern California Edison have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

This system, called the LM6000 Hybrid Electric Gas Turbine (Hybrid EGT). The unit integrates a 10 MW/4.3 MWh battery energy storage system capable of immediately providing power with GE’s proven 50MW LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbine.

About General Electric

General Electric Co (GE) is an industrial conglomerate. It provides a range of industrial, infrastructure and financial products and services. The company offers a wide range of products and services, ranging from aircraft engines, power generation and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. By integrating its engineering capabilities with software and analytics, GE assists companies in securing efficient, reliable and safe work environment. It also offers a comprehensive range of financial services to its customers. The company serves customers in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and other regions; and has manufacturing facilities across the world. GE is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US.

About Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison Co (SCE), a subsidiary of Edison International, is an electric utility that generates, procures, sources, and supplies electricity. The company generates electricity from natural gas, hydro, nuclear, solar, and fuel sources. SCE also sources energy and local grid support from third parties such as cogeneration, biomass, small hydro, wind, geothermal, solar plants, and California Department of Water Resources. It also assists the customers in managing their electricity bills and promotes energy efficiency. The company serves interdepartmental, railroads and railways, industrial, agricultural, public street and highway lighting, commercial, and residential customers in Central, Coastal and Southern California. SCE is headquartered in Rosemead, California, 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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Battery energy storage will be the key to energy transition – find out how

The market for battery energy storage is estimated to grow to $10.84bn in 2026. The fall in battery technology prices and the increasing need for grid stability are just two reasons GlobalData have predicted for this growth, with the integration of renewable power holding significant sway over the power market. Over the last decade, various new digital and smart technologies have been integrated, with countries aggressively promoting the modernization of grids, enhancing the grids’ capability to meet present and future requirements. As part of the effort, batteries are being deployed for a wide range of uses. A few such uses include aiding smart grids, integrating renewables, and creating responsive electricity markets. Read this report for expert insights into:
  • Market size and growth
  • Key drivers and restraints
  • Regional trends
  • The impact of the commodity price increase on the battery prices
Get ahead of this growing market and win big by utilizing our report.
by GlobalData
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