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SkyGrid Energy

Technology Type Lithium Ion Titanate Battery
Rated Power 100 kW
URL More about SkyGrid Energy
Off-grid 100kW wind powered commercial scale water pumping system utilizing a grid forming 100kW 4-quadrant 3-phase inverter, 100kW lithium titanate battery bank, variable frequency drive and PCL based supervisory controls to operate a 50hp submersible pump. This completely off-grid system is capable of producing over 30 million gallons of water per year. Can also utilize solar as a source of renewable energy.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.05.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Pratt & Lokahi Road
North Kohala, Hawaii 96753
United States

Utility Hawaiian Electric Company
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource Not Interconnected - Off-Grid
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Kohala Makani Wai LLC
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Energy Storage Technology Provider Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Power Electronics Provider Sustainable Power Systems LLC
Integrator Company Gen-X Energy Development LLC
O&M Contractor Site Constructors, Inc.
Developer Gen-X Energy Development LLC
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 25 years
Performance 200,000kW & >30 million gallons of water per year
Capital Expenditure $1794000
Service Use Case On-Site Power
Distribution upgrade due to wind
Distribution upgrade due to solar
Electric Supply Capacity
Electric Bill Management with Renewables
Funding Source 1 Federal/National Tax Credit
Treasury Grant 1603 - Investment Tax Credit
Funding Source 2 State/Provincial/Regional Tax Credit
State of Hawaii Incentive - Investment Tax Credit
Research Partner
Research Institution Sustainable Power Systems
Research Description System Design
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