Ameresco integrating AiON-ESS energy storage unit at Fort Detrick in Maryland

By Chris Crowell May 24, 2022 View Profile

LS Energy Solutions (LS-ES) signed a contract with cleantech integrator Ameresco to produce an AiON-ESS energy storage system for a 6 MW / 6 MWh undertaking in Fort Detrick, Maryland. The undertaking will complement an present 18MW solar facility and is predicted to be operational in early 2023.

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“We’re thrilled to be working with LS Energy Solutions to provide a dependable, all-in-one energy storage solution for Fort Detrick.” stated Tony Colonnese, VP of Energy Security Solutions at Ameresco.

During the undertaking’s 20-year working life, the AiON-ESS items will assist the Fort Detrick Army Garrison decrease its whole electrical energy spend. This will probably be achieved by taking part in frequency regulation, demand response, and energy provide markets inside PJM, the world’s largest wholesale electrical energy market. The storage system will probably be microgrid-ready to help Army’s resiliency targets on the Garrison sooner or later.

Launched in late 2021, AiON-ESS is a versatile, modular AC energy storage resolution accessible in two fashions for 1-hour and 2- to 4-hour purposes. The AiON-ESS gives a wide range of configurations to handle a variety of power and energy use circumstances, from 1 MW to multi-100-MW utility-scale purposes. To guarantee compliance with the very best security requirements, the Power Series has acquired a UL 9540 certification.

“We are honored to work with Ameresco to reduce utility costs and enhance the energy infrastructure at the Ft. Detrick Army Garrison,” commented Steve Fludder, CEO of LS Energy Solutions. “Our AiON-ESS provides all AC and DC energy storage functions in a single, easy to install and commission unit. We look forward to deploying more of these systems with Ameresco in similarly critical applications.”

LS-ES can even help the undertaking with warranties and substitute companies for the AiON-ESS programs to make sure financial optimization all through the undertaking’s lifetime.

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