The two systems are located at Brandeis University and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.
The four proposed central Virginia lithium-ion projects will cost about $33 million to build and offer 5-years’ worth of test data, according to Dominion.
The 20-MW demonstration project will be adjacent to an NYPA substation in Franklin County. Construction could begin this fall although NYPA is still negotiating on the property.
Peaker plants operate when utilities face high demand for short durations, such as hot summer days