Installing lithium-ion battery to provide energy during peak demand
PROBLEM As Hawaii adds more solar power, new turn-key technologies are needed to ensure grid reliability and efficiency.
SOLUTION HNU Energy will install a 1-MWh lithium-ion battery on Maui to smooth the short-term variability of solar and to supply energy in the evening during peak demand, enabling more renewable energy to come online.
- International Battery, Inc.
- Maui Electric Company
RESULTS Read the HNU HREDV project summary.
- Project is planned to finish in 2013