Power management and storage system set for Alaska wind project

Xtreme Power Inc. signed an agreement with the Kodiak Electric Association to install a 3 MW power management and energy storage solution on its Pillar Mountain Wind Project in Alaska.

KEA said it plans to expand the wind project to 9 MW, which necessitated the need for the storage and power management system. The Dynamic Power Resource is designed to leverage real-time control system to automatically respond to grid disturbances by absorbing or releasing real and reactive power.

The DPR on the Pillar Mountain Wind Project will be completed in late 2012.

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