https://theclimatecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/virtual-plant-plain.png 217 600 Nina Turner https://theclimatecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-Climate-Center-Logo_RGB.gif Nina Turner2020-12-16 08:39:092020-12-16 14:28:27California 550 MW virtual power plant would be the biggest yet
by Dan Gearino, InsideClimateNews
- Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners and OlmConnect have collaborated on a virtual power plant project titled Resi-Station
- Resi-Station would use batteries at homes and businesses in California to act like a 550-megawatt power plant, becoming the largest virtual power plant in the world
- This power can be used as backup in the case of power shut-offs, wildfire risks, and other outages
- The project kicks off in 2021, starting with 150,000 OlmConnect customers and should be fully built by 2023
Community Energy Resilience through clean energy microgrids is a key pillar in The Climate Center’s Climate-Safe California Campaign.
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