The Desert Peak Battery Energy Storage System is a 325,000kW energy storage project located in California, US.
The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2023.
The Desert Peak Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by NextEra Energy Resources.
The key applications of the project are reliable power supply and grid stability.
NextEra Energy Resources is the developer of Desert Peak Battery Energy Storage System.
The projects is part of Southern California Edison‘s 590 Megawatts of New Energy Storage Capacity. Southern California Edison has signed long-term contracts for four projects totaling 590 MW of battery energy storage resources. Three of the four projects are utility-scale projects totaling 585 MW and will take advantage of lithium-ion batteries that can store energy for use later.
About NextEra Energy Resources
NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.
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