The Llagas Substation Battery Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 80,000kWh.
The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and will be commissioned in 2021.
The Llagas Substation Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Tesla. The project is owned by Pacific Gas and Electric (100%), a subsidiary of PG&E.
The key applications of the project are shaving peak loads and grid supportive services.
Pacific Gas and Electric is the owner. Tesla is the developer. Tesla is the technology provider for the project.
Tesla Inc (Tesla) is an automotive and energy company. It designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and leases fully electric vehicles and energy generation and storage systems. The company produces and sells the Model Y, Model 3, Model X, Model S, Cybertruck, Tesla Semi, and Tesla Roadster vehicles. Tesla also installs and maintains energy systems and sells solar electricity; and offers end-to-end clean energy products, including generation, storage, and consumption. It markets and sells vehicles to consumers through a network of company-owned stores and galleries. The company has manufacturing facilities in the US and China. Tesla is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, the US.
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