NAS
Sodium Sulfur Battery ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM

Vaca Dixon, CA, USA

NAS used to improve transmission and distribution

Location

California Utility installed NAS to be prepared for future needs.

Owner California Utility
System Size 2MW
Commissioning Operation Date August, 2012

Background

  • California electric utilities need energy storage systems which have the potential to improve reliability and efficiency of electric delivery to create a smarter, cleaner electric grid, increase the use of renewable energy.
  • California Utility needs more information and data about the use and value of electric energy storage systems before they can adopt such systems in sufficient quantities to bring benefits to customers.

Solution

  • Install NAS for improving service reliability and power quality to electric customers.
  • Measure the performance and assess the value of NAS for improving grid operations, providing ancillary services, and integrating intermittent renewables.

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