The eMotorWerks-California Virtual Energy Storage Battery Project is a 30,000kW energy storage project located in California, US.

The project was announced in 2017 and was commissioned in 2018.


The EMotorWerks-California Virtual Energy Storage Battery Project was developed by Electric Motor Werks. The project is owned by Electric Motor Werks (100%), a subsidiary of Enel X North America.

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration and electric energy time shift.

Contractors involved

Electric Motor Werks has delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

Over 6,000 eMotorWerks residential JuiceBox and other JuiceNet-enabled chargers installed in California make up the 30 MW virtual battery. Locations are spread across the state and concentrated in the major population centers. The combination of JuiceBox charging stations and the cloud JuiceNet software allows utilities to analyze and model how chargers can participate in retail and wholesale markets, as well as maximize the use of wind and solar energy in their service territories.

About Electric Motor Werks

Electric Motor Werks, Inc. (eMotorWerks), a designer and manufacturer of charging solutions for electric vehicles. The company is headquartered in United States.


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