The Neptune Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 125,000kW energy storage project located in Pueblo, Colorado, US.

The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2022.

Description

The Neptune Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Xcel Energy (100%).

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

Contractors involved

Xcel Energy is the owner of Neptune Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System.

Additional information

The project is a part of Xcel Energy’s $2.5 billion Colorado Energy Plan, which calls for phasing out 660 MW of coal-fired capacity, acquisition of two gas-fired facilities and installation of 1,000 MW of wind, 700 MW of solar and 275 MW of battery storage, all by 2022.

Methodology

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