PG&E hopes to ramp up massive California energy storage procurements

Renewable Energy World: Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is asking for approval from state regulators to procure more than 400 MW of lithium-ion energy storage from five projects.

The filing with the California Public Utilities Commission details agreements on the five energy storage projects all across the state. The agreements are results from a competitive request for offers that PG&E launched in February in response to a 2019 CPUC decision on potential grid reliability issues in the state.

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