The LeConte Battery Energy Storage System is a 125,000kW energy storage project located in Imperial County, Calexico, California, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2023.

Description

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

The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming and renewables energy time shift.

Contractors involved

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

Additional information

The energy storage system is co-located with Centinela solar energy station.

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

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