The Energy Storage Report 2024

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May 23, 2024
System integrator Wärtsilä will provide the state-owned utility on the Carribean island of Curaҫao with a battery energy storage system (BESS) of 25MW/25MWh.
May 14, 2024
Puerto Rico Electricity Board (PREB) has approved a plan to accelerate the adoption of battery energy storage system (BESS) technology in the US island territory.
May 10, 2024
A cost recovery application for 90MW of battery storage, filed by Barbados Light & Power Company (BLPC), has been only partially approved by the eastern Caribbean island nation’s regulator.
April 19, 2024
System integrator Flexgen has partnered with IPP Arclight and its subsidiary Infinigen Renewables to deploy a PV co-located 15MW BESS project in Puerto Rico.
January 11, 2024
BESS developer and operator Plus Power has brought a 185MW/565MWh project online in Hawaii, US, which it claimed is the “most advanced grid-scale BESS in the world”.
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November 14, 2023
The Puerto Rico Energy Bureau (PREB) has approved the deployment of 430MW of 4-hour duration BESS technology, according to reports.
July 22, 2020
Wärtsilä has been contracted to deliver a hybrid solution combining battery energy storage with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and light fuel oil (LFO) engines on the US Virgin Islands.
August 14, 2017
Tenders for solar-plus-storage projects on French island territories including Corsica, Guadeloupe and Martinique have resulted in winning bids often 40% lower than the victors of previous reverse auctions.
March 21, 2016

Puerto Rico’s financially troubled electric power authority PREPA will install a large-scale battery park at a 10MW PV farm, to help integrate the farm’s output and other renewables.

February 15, 2016

Hawaii has been namechecked as a ‘test bed’ for how grids can migrate to higher levels of PV penetration so often it has become something of a cliché. Stem’s VP for Hawaii operations, Tad Glauthier tells ESN about the projects that are going on, which lessons might be transferable to other regions – and which might not.

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