The Gateway Battery Energy Storage System 2 is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in San Diego, California, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 200,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2022.

Description

The Gateway Battery Energy Storage System 2 is being developed by LS Power Development. The project is owned by LS Power Development (100%), a subsidiary of LS Power Group.

The key application of the project is grid support services.

Contractors involved

LS Power Development is the owner. LS Power Development is the developer.

Additional information

The Project is a part of 770 MW of battery energy storage project proposals by Southern California Edison (SCE). The project will help solve reliability issues anticipated to impact on the California grid when a number of ageing natural gas power plants reach their retirement, as well as helping to integrate larger shares of renewable energy that in turn will help replace those gas plants.

About LS Power Development

LS Power Development, LLC (LS Power) is a power generation company. The company develops, owns, operates and invests in power generation and electric transmission infrastructure throughout the US. LS Power generates over 30,000 megawatts (MWs) of power across the country. The company operates fossil-fired power plants, solar photovoltaic power projects and natural gas-fired combined cycle facilities. LS Power primarily operates in the US, where it is headquartered in New York City, New York.

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.