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August 31, 2021

Rock Hill Community Duke Energy Substation Battery Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The Rock Hill Community Duke Energy Substation Battery Energy Storage System is a 9,000kW energy storage project located in Asheville, North Carolina, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and was commissioned in 2020.

Description

The Rock Hill Community Duke Energy Substation Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Duke Energy. The project is owned by Duke Energy (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

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Duke Energy and Samsung SDI have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

With a total cost of less than $15 million, the project will primarily be used to help the electric system operate more efficiently. It will provide energy support to the electric system, including frequency regulation and other grid support services.

About Duke Energy

Duke Energy Corp (Duke Energy) is an integrated energy utility that undertakes the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity; transportation and sale of natural gas; and provision of related energy services in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the US. It also procures and markets electric power and fuel. The company operates a diverse mix of coal, nuclear, natural gas, oil and renewable power plants. It has operations in Indiana, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina in the US. Duke Energy is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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