The Chuckwalla Solar-Plus-Battery Energy Storage System is an 180,000kW energy storage project located in Clark County, Nevada, US.

The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2023.

Description

The Chuckwalla Solar-Plus-Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by EDF Renewables North America . The project is owned by EDF Renewables North America (100%).

The key applications of the project are manage evening energy ramps, mitigate curtailment and grid stability.

Contractors involved

EDF Renewables North America is the owner. EDF Renewables North America is the developer.

Additional information

The project will benefit the Moapa Tribe and local community over its operating life through land lease, tax and other payments and approximately 300 temporary construction related jobs. It can deliver enough clean electricity annually to power 45,000 average Nevada homes.

Methodology

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