‘First of a kind’ for the US: Utility to co-locate 30 MW battery with 300 MW wind, 50 MW solar

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After China connected a huge battery to a project combining solar, wind and other generation sources that we have reported in our feeds, largest mixed renewable power plant, a US utility project has just been announced which will likewise combine solar and wind with a grid-scale battery.

According to PV-Tech news, Oregon utility Portland General Electric (PGE) said that together with power producer NextEra Energy it plans to construct and connect a 300MW wind park, 50MW solar farm, and 30MW of battery energy storage.

Wheatridge Renewable Energy will combine with PGE’s existing resources, helping the utility meet as much as 50% of customer power demand emissions-free. PGE said that the project has been supported from its earliest stages by Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, who in a tweet said it spoke of the “OregonWay spirit of finding solutions” and his pride in the “local folks” who had come together to make it possible. ——————–***——————–
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‘First of a kind’ for the US: Utility to co-locate 30 MW battery with 300 MW wind, 50 MW solar

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Date: Feb 17, 2019 @ 10:30

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