The Salt River Project-Chandler – Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Chandler, Arizona, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 40,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Salt River Project-Chandler – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by The AES . The project is owned by The AES (100%).

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

Contractors involved

The AES is the owner. The AES is the developer. Fluence Energy is the technology provider for the project.

M. A. Mortenson is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

Fluence’s Advancion energy storage technology platform was selected to meet SRP ’s need for an industrial-strength solution with high dependability, reliability and the ability to evolve over long-term operations. The solution can deliver the energy equivalent to power about 2,400 homes in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area for up to four hours and will help SRP assess how best to scale up future energy storage projects across its 2,900 square-mile electric service area.

About The AES

The AES Corp (AES) is a power utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces energy using the hydro, pet coke, diesel, biomass, oil, solar, heavy fuel oil, landfill gas, wind, coal, gas and energy storage sources. Under power purchase agreements, it sells the electricity to utilities, industrial users and other intermediaries. AES also owns and operates electric utilities, which generate, purchase, transmit, distribute and sell electricity to serve customers in the residential, industrial, commercial and governmental sectors. The company has operational presence in North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. AES is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the US.

Methodology

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