The St. Croix Microgrid Project is a smart grid project being developed in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It is a microgrid renewable integration project.

The project is expected to be completed in 2021.

Description

The St. Croix Microgrid Project is currently in the planning stage and will use smart grid technology. The project has a rated capacity of 18MW.

The smart grid project is owned by Water and Power Development Authority .

The St. Croix Microgrid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Battery Energy Storage System
– Solar Power Supply

St. Croix Microgrid Project development status

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.

Additional information

– The first phase of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s (Wapa ) plan to develop an 18-megawatt (MW) microgrid, complete with a battery storage system, for the west end of St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

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Methodology

All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is 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.