The Puerto Rico subsidiary of Convergent Energy + Power, a supplier of vitality storage options in North America, has entered into an influence buy and working settlement with the Puerto Rico Electrical Energy Authority (PREPA) for a 100 MW photo voltaic era challenge paired with a 55 MW battery to be situated in Coamo, Puerto Rico, a city within the south-central area of the island.
The solar-plus-storage system will probably be owned and operated by Convergent’s Puerto Rico subsidiary, Convergent Coamo. Topic to satisfaction of customary circumstances, the system is presently anticipated to return on-line in 2024 and is an element of a bigger plan to speed up Puerto Rico’s strategic clear vitality transition.
Puerto Rico has set a aim of attaining 40% renewable vitality by 2025 and 100% renewable vitality by 2050, counting on its most ample sources: photo voltaic and wind.
Convergent’s large-scale solar-plus-storage system is among the many first awarded by PREPA in response to its multi-tranche solicitation effort to modernize Puerto Rico’s electrical grid. Partnering with PREPA, Convergent will work carefully with native stakeholders to extend the reliability of electrical energy for Puerto Ricans whereas supporting the commonwealth’s renewable vitality objectives.
“Puerto Rico has commendable renewable vitality objectives and is taking concrete steps to succeed in them. Convergent Vitality + Energy is able to assist Puerto Rico deploy extra photo voltaic vitality, accelerating the clear vitality transition,” says Johannes Rittershausen, Convergent’s CEO. “We’re thrilled to assist deliver cleaner, extra dependable energy to Puerto Rico with the assistance of our native companion Ashford Renewable, and PREPA.”