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August 31, 2021

Vistra Moss Landing Battery Energy Storage System Phase II, US

By Carmen

The Vistra Moss Landing Battery Energy Storage System Phase II is a 100,000kW energy storage project located in Moss Landing, California, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 400,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The Vistra Moss Landing Battery Energy Storage System Phase II is being developed by Vistra. The project is owned by Vistra (100%).

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

Contractors involved

Vistra is the owner. Vistra is the developer.

Additional information

Vistra announced that, subject to approval by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), it will expand the size of the battery energy storage systems at its Moss Landing Power Plant site in Moss Landing, California. The company has entered into a 10-year resource adequacy agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a new 100 MW/400 MWh battery to complement the 300 MW/1,200 MWh battery already under construction.

About Vistra

Vistra Corp (Vistra), formerly Vistra energy Corp, is an investment holding company, which is engaged in the operation of the integrated power business. The company through its subsidiaries is involved in electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management activities, and retail sales of electricity to end-users. It generates electricity through its natural gas, nuclear, coal, and solar facilities. The company also offers electricity plans, home protection plans, smart thermostats, renewable energy programs, and mobile solutions. It serves commercial, municipal, residential and industrial customers across various states in the US, Canada and Japan. Vistra is headquartered in Irving, Texas, the US.


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