CCET Project Launched

A new, 1MW system for Texas-based Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET) was unveiled by Xtreme Power. A collaborative effort that brings together state university research centres, energy utilities and electric industry leaders, the 60-minute system was used in a U.S. Department of Energy smart grid demonstration that analyses the benefits of using energy storage for wind energy integration.

The research and development consortium hopes to solve grid stability challenges and provide improved electric grid power quality, while simultaneously integrating renewable generation resources as well. The project is based in Lubbock, Texas, and marks the first time Xtreme Power’s PEAK Series system has made use of lithium ion batteries from Samsung SDI.

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