GE (NYSE: GE) said it will supply Con Edison Development (NYSE: ED)with an 8 MWh battery energy storage system in California.
The storage solution will use GE’s Mark Vie-based plant control system, Brilliance MW inverters and packaged lithium ion battery modules. The project marks the first time GE will introduce a lithium ion battery solution. The system will supply 2 MW of power over a four-hour period. The deal also includes delivery of a complete energy storage system with associated long-term service agreements.
The system will be ConEd’s first energy storage project and is expected to be operational in the next six to nine months. The California Public Service Commission announced requirements for investor-owned utilities to procure 1.325 GW of cost-effective energy storage by 2020.
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