The project, dubbed “Storage on Demand,” is designed to keep service reliable as consumption rises during hot summer months.
Mark Noyes will serve as president and CEO of all three businesses, which are all co-located in Valhalla, New York.
The battery storage system includes two 10-MW systems, each of which contain 198 Tesla Powerpacks and 24 inverters.
The sale includes 536 MW of wind projects in the Midwest and Juhl Energy Service Inc’s operating and maintenance services business.
The California Public Utilities Commission on Dec. 5 rejected rehearing requests related to its approval of a power purchase deal for the gas-fired Puente peaker project, but did add further details on how this project meet environmental justice criteria.
The rehearing was requested by the City of Oxnard, the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and the Sierra Club (jointly), and also the Center for Biological Diversity.
The future Sand Hill Wind facility will be constructed within the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, and consist of 25 turbines.
The acquisition of the projects, some of which are still in varying stages of development, will expand NRG into new markets for solar.
The distributed energy storage portfolio will operate as a virtual power plant to mitigate peak load on the local distribution system.
The 20-MW storage project, named the Marengo Energy Storage Plant, will be connected to the Commonwealth Edison Company electric grid