Enel Green Power North America has accomplished the 181-MW Lily solar + storage project positioned in Kaufman County, Texas. Lily is the corporate’s first project in North America that integrates a solar plant with utility-scale battery storage.
The project contains 55 MWdc of battery storage, a part of Enel’s set up of round 600 MW of recent storage capability on the Texas energy grid by 2022.
“This milestone indicators a brand new period for our firm as we begin delivering on our main dedication to grid-scale battery storage in the United States. By pairing renewable power with storage expertise, we’re supporting a cleaner and extra versatile grid,” mentioned Paolo Romanacci, head of Enel Green Power in the United States and Canada. “We are able to reply the decision of policymakers and enterprise leaders to speed up the power transition in North America. As such, we’re committing extra funding than ever earlier than to realize accelerated progress targets.”
Located southeast of Dallas, the Lily solar + storage project consists of 421,400 PV bifacial panels which might be anticipated to generate over 367 GWh annually, which shall be delivered to the grid and can cost the co-located battery. The battery storage system can dispatch electrical energy when solar energy era is low, whereas additionally offering the grid entry to a clear provide of electrical energy during times of excessive demand.
The Lily solar project was initiated and developed by Red River Renewable Energy, a three way partnership amongst associates of Sun Chase Power and MAP Energy.
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