Renewables developer Invenergy used the capital and know-how it constructed up from years of management in wind improvement to plant an early stake within the large-scale vitality storage market. 

Whereas regulated utilities like Duke Power and San Diego Gasoline & Electrical have a bonus in monetizing makes use of for storage that could be unavailable to impartial builders, Invenergy takes benefit of a large diploma of flexibility in the place, when and the way it builds grid batteries. 

That operational freedom meant Invenergy entered the market early at scale—it constructed two 31 megawatt crops within the PJM service provider market again in 2015, when that scale was unheard of out of doors Duke’s grant-funded Notrees facility. As the corporate says on its venture map web site, “Whereas others talked, we started to construct.”

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