ZGlobal, GE Complete 33-MW Battery Storage System in California

By Editors of Power Engineering

ZGlobal and GE have marked the completion of a new, 33-MW battery storage system in California.

The system, designed for use by the Imperial Irrigation District, was built 100 miles east of San Diego.

ZGlobal noted in a release the facility will help with grid flexibility and reliability by providing solar ramping, frequency regulation, power balancing and black start capability for an adjacent gas turbine.

“This truly is a game changer for the energy industry,” said Ziad Alaywan P.E., president and CEO of ZGlobal Inc. “As one of the largest battery storage systems in the west, it is a key component in the evolution of the electrical grid in the 21st century. It is exciting to see it come to life here in the Imperial Valley, with IID leading the way.”

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...