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Title: Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project - Technology Performance Report #3

Abstract

The TSP is located at SCE’s Monolith Substation in Tehachapi, California. The 8 MW, 4 hours (32 MWh) BESS is housed in a 6,300 square foot facility and 2 x 4 MW/4.5 MVA smart inverters are on a concrete pad adjacent to the BESS facility. The project will evaluate the capabilities of the BESS to improve grid performance and assist in the integration of large-scale intermittent generation, e.g., wind. Project performance was measured by 13 specific operational uses: providing voltage support and grid stabilization, decreasing transmission losses, diminishing congestion, increasing system reliability, deferring transmission investment, optimizing renewable-related transmission, providing system capacity and resources adequacy, integrating renewable energy (smoothing), shifting wind generation output, frequency regulation, spin/non-spin replacement reserves, ramp management, and energy price arbitrage. Most of the operations either shift other generation resources to meet peak load and other electricity system needs with stored electricity, or resolve grid stability and capacity concerns that result from the interconnection of intermittent generation. SCE also demonstrated the ability of lithium ion battery storage to provide nearly instantaneous maximum capacity for supply-side ramp rate control to minimize the need for fossil fuel-powered back-up generation. The project began in October, 2010 and will continue through December,more » 2016.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Southern California Edison, Rosemead, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Southern California Edison, Rosemead, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1349233
Report Number(s):
TPR#3
DOE Contract Number:  
OE0000201
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Pinsky, Naum, and O'Neill, Lori. Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project - Technology Performance Report #3. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1349233.
Pinsky, Naum, & O'Neill, Lori. Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project - Technology Performance Report #3. United States. doi:10.2172/1349233.
Pinsky, Naum, and O'Neill, Lori. Fri . "Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project - Technology Performance Report #3". United States. doi:10.2172/1349233. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1349233.
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title = {Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project - Technology Performance Report #3},
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abstractNote = {The TSP is located at SCE’s Monolith Substation in Tehachapi, California. The 8 MW, 4 hours (32 MWh) BESS is housed in a 6,300 square foot facility and 2 x 4 MW/4.5 MVA smart inverters are on a concrete pad adjacent to the BESS facility. The project will evaluate the capabilities of the BESS to improve grid performance and assist in the integration of large-scale intermittent generation, e.g., wind. Project performance was measured by 13 specific operational uses: providing voltage support and grid stabilization, decreasing transmission losses, diminishing congestion, increasing system reliability, deferring transmission investment, optimizing renewable-related transmission, providing system capacity and resources adequacy, integrating renewable energy (smoothing), shifting wind generation output, frequency regulation, spin/non-spin replacement reserves, ramp management, and energy price arbitrage. Most of the operations either shift other generation resources to meet peak load and other electricity system needs with stored electricity, or resolve grid stability and capacity concerns that result from the interconnection of intermittent generation. SCE also demonstrated the ability of lithium ion battery storage to provide nearly instantaneous maximum capacity for supply-side ramp rate control to minimize the need for fossil fuel-powered back-up generation. The project began in October, 2010 and will continue through December, 2016.},
doi = {10.2172/1349233},
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