The Permian Energy Center Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 40,000kW energy storage project located in Andrews, Texas, US.

The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Permian Energy Center Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Orsted . The project is owned by Orsted (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration and electric energy time shift.

Contractors involved

Orsted is the owner. Orsted is the developer.

Additional information

The Permian Energy Center will comprise 420 MWac of solar PV and 40 MWac of battery storage located on a 3,600-acre site alongside existing oil and gas installations and will supply growing West Texas demand for electricity.

About Orsted

Orsted AS (Orsted) is a renewable energy company. It develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants, solar farms, and energy storage facilities, and provides waste-to-energy solutions and smart energy products. The company produces heat and electricity using coal, natural gas, oil, biomass, wind and solar sources; and sells power and gas in wholesale and retail markets, and optimizes and hedges its energy portfolio. Orsted also owns and operates gas and power contracts, and originates and trades these for optimizing its portfolio; and operates Renescience plants, biogas upgrade facilities and biogas plants. It has operations in the UK, Denmark, Germany, the US, the Netherlands and other. Orsted is headquartered in Fredericia, Denmark.

Methodology

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