The NextEra Energy-McCoy Battery Energy Storage System is a 230,000kW energy storage project located in Blythe, Riverside County, California, US.
The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2022.
The NextEra Energy-McCoy Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by NextEra Energy Resources. The project is owned by NextEra Energy Resources (100%), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings.
The key application of the project is grid supportive services.
NextEra Energy Resources is the owner. NextEra Energy Resources is the developer.
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 NextEra Energy Resources
NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc,is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.
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