The Vistra Moss Landing Battery Energy Storage System Phase I is a 300,000kW energy storage project located in Monterey, Moss Landing, California, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2020.


The Vistra Moss Landing Battery Energy Storage System Phase I was developed by Dynegy.

The key application of the project is grid support services.

Contractors involved

Dynegy and LG Energy Solution have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

Dynegy Marketing and Trade LLC, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy. The project is a part of PG&E’s cost-effective energy storage projects totaling approximately 567 MW, requested approval in a filing at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

About Dynegy

Dynegy Inc. (Dynegy) is a holding company, which carries out its business through its subsidiaries. The company produces and sells electric energy, capacity and ancillary services primarily on a wholesale basis through its power generation facilities. Dynegy offers its services to integrated utilities, municipalities, industrial customers, power marketers, electric cooperatives, transmission and distribution utilities, financial participants such as banks and hedge funds and other power generators. The company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the Midwest, the Northeast and the West Coast of the US and Canada. Dynegy is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.


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