Saft and ABB supplied a 1 MW / 3 MWh lithium ion system to San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) for power quality and islanding.

SDG&E’s Advanced Energy Storage (AES) system is:
• Capable of dispatching 1,000 KW of power and supplying 3,000 kW-Hrs of energy
• Equipped with smart inverters
• One of the first systems in SDG&E’s service territory with the ability to “Island” and “Black Start”

• System can be monitored/controlled locally or remotely
• Four-quadrant operation (Watts and/or VARs)
• Multiple modes of operation: Manual or Scheduled Dispatch, Peak Shaving, PV Smoothing, Islanding and Black Start

Lithium-ion Battery