The 2-MW battery storage project will be located at the site of the decommissioned W.C. Beckjord coal-fired plant in Ohio and is expected to be operational by late 2015. LG Chem will supply the integrated operating system using advanced lithium-ion batteries. Greensmith will provide intelligent storage control and analytics software, and system integration services. Parker Hannefin will provide a 2-MW power conversion inverter.
Duke Energy operates a 36-MW battery-based energy storage and power management system at the Notrees Windpower Project in Texas in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy.