Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) has commenced operations of its first energy storage system in Sunbury, Ohio. The 4 MW, 2.6 MWh lithium battery system will provide frequency regulation services to grid operator PJM.
The storage system consists of two containers that house batteries weighing approximately 20 tons each, as well as a third container for an inverter. The equipment was supplied by BYD America.
RES Americas anticipates delivering a 4 MW system for Canadian grid operator IESO in Ontario this June.