The John F Kennedy International Airport Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 7,500kW energy storage project located in New York, New York, US.
The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.
The John F Kennedy International Airport Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by New York Power Authority. The project is owned by New York Power Authority (100%).
The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift and demand response.
New York Power Authority is the owner. New York Power Authority is the developer.
Developed in partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), the JFK International Airport Solar Photovoltaic Project will generate approximately 13 MW of onsite solar and approximately 7.5 MW of battery storage, including a 6.1 MW community solar generation facility. SunPower is the solar developer and contractor for the infrastructure to be built. The financial partner, Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group, will hold the power purchase agreement.
About New York Power Authority
New York Power Authority (NYPA) is a state-owned power organization. It generates electricity, and transmits and sells it on wholesale basis. The authority generates electricity using hydro and natural gas sources. Through long-term electricity supply agreement with Astoria Energy II LLC, NYPA procures electricity from Queens based natural-gas fueled generating plant. It serves municipal and investor-owned utilities, rural electric cooperatives, high load factor industries and other businesses across New York State, various public corporations in south-eastern New York within the metropolitan area of New York City and out-of-state customers. NYPA is headquartered in New York, the US.
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