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Stapleton Neighborhood Energy Storage (Xcel Energy)

Technology Type Lithium-ion Battery
Rated Power 0 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Stapleton Neighborhood Energy Storage (Xcel Energy)
Xcel Energy filed proposals on two solar-storage projects with regulators in Colorado. One of those is in the Stapleton residential neighborhood. The energy storage location will be on Xcel’s “feeder” power line that provides power to the North Central Park and Eastbridge neighborhoods in Stapleton. This feeder line supports more than 330 rooftop solar installations which can supply up to 18.5 percent of the power line’s capacity, one of the highest levels of solar penetration on Xcel’s grid in the state. Up to six battery storage systems of multiple sizes will be deployed at strategic locations along the distribution feeder line. Support from both the Electric Power Research Institute, an industry group, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO will be provided for analysis.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.12.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Stapleton Neighborhood
Denver, Colorado
United States

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Xcel Energy
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Primary Distribution
Paired Grid Resource Residential Rooftop Solar
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Xcel Energy
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Grid-Connected Residential (Reliability)
Renewables Capacity Firming
Transmission Support
Transmission upgrades due to solar
Research Partner
Research Institution Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Research Description The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. conducts research, development and demonstration (RD&D) relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public.
Research Institution URL http://www.epri.com/

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