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Monroe Community College CES Unit for Grid Support - DTE Energy

Technology Type Lithium-ion Battery
Rated Power 500 kW
URL More about Monroe Community College CES Unit for Grid Support - DTE Energy
This project is designed to demonstrate a proof of concept for aggregated Community Energy Storage Devices in a utility territory. The project is comprised of the following major research objectives: 1) Installation of 20 Community Energy Storage (CES) devices across a utility territory; 2) The installation and use of centralized communication across the service territory; 3) The integration of a renewable resource with energy storage; 4) The creation of algorithms for dispatching CES devices for peak shaving and demand response; 5) The integration and testing of secondary-use electric vehicle batteries; and 6) The use of Energy storage devices to provide ancillary services to the power grid. In 2011, with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Detroit Edison installed a 500-kW solar array at the main campus of Monroe County Community College. Attached to the solar array is a 500-kW battery that allows for the solar array's power to discharge more steadily throughout the day.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On 22.02.2011
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

1555 S Raisinville Rd
Monroe, Michigan 48161
United States

ISO/RTO MISO
Utility Detroit Edison Energy
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Primary Distribution
Paired Grid Resource 500 kW Solar Array
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 DTE Energy
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Energy Storage Technology Provider A123
Power Electronics Provider S&C Electric Company
Developer DTE Energy
Cost & Performance
Performance https://www.smartgrid.gov/files/OE0000229_DTE_FinalRep_2016_03_16.pdf
Capital Expenditure $10877258
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Bill Management with Renewables
Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Voltage Support
Funding
Funding Source 1 Federal/National American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - RD&D
US Department of Energy, Office of Electricity - ARRA Grant
$4995271
Research Partner
Research Institution National Energy Technology Laboratory
Research Description This system will be used to analyze the performance of CES devices and control systems under in-service operating conditions to identify gaps and facilitate how the devices can be standardized for use across the US.
Research Institution URL http://www.netl.doe.gov/
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