Go Electric Inc. Awarded $1.7M Contract to Deliver Battery Energy Storage System to Tooele Army Depot
The Go Electric system will serve as a critical component of the facility's self-sufficient microgrid, providing the depot with energy security and resiliency.
ANDERSON, IN, July 25, 2017 — Go Electric Inc., a provider of advanced energy solutions, today announced it has been awarded a $1.7 million contract by Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI) to provide a 1MW/1MWh grid-tied battery storage system to the Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) in Tooele, Utah. The Go Electric system will serve as a critical component of the facility's self-sufficient microgrid, providing the depot with energy security and resiliency.
For the project, PMSI will interconnect Go Electric's new generation of battery energy storage system (BESS) to TEAD's existing 46 kV line. Go Electric's advanced BESS includes its 1MW lithium-ion battery and its patented AutoLYNC® microgrid controller, enabling TEAD to manage and optimize multiple alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) distributed energy resources.
Go Electric's BESS solution provides TEAD with peak-shaving and black start capabilities, reactive and uninterruptible power supply, and utility voltage and frequency support. Along with the energy storage system, Go Electric will provide engineering and design services, and will support commissioning of TEAD's microgrid system.
"This is Go Electric's second major military microgrid project, and projects like these are critical to advancing and validating our technology and project performance in the defense sector," said Tony Soverns, Chief Technology Officer of Go Electric. "We are delighted to be part of these efforts to provide energy security and resiliency to critical military facilities and support our American Service Members."
About Tooele Army Depot
Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) is a premier active joint ammunition storage site for the United States Army. The site is in Tooele, Utah and covers roughly 24,000 acres. Tooele is responsible for shipping, storing, receiving, inspecting, demilitarization, and maintaining training and war reserve conventional ammunition. Tooele's Ammunition Equipment and Manufacturing Directorate designs and manufacturers ammunition peculiar equipment used in maintenance and demilitarization of munitions for all of the Department of Defense.
About Perini Management Services, Inc.
Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corporation specializing in design-build construction for U.S. federal agencies, both within and outside the continental United States. We also provide construction services for U.S. multi-national firms and select foreign governments. We are known for our ability to execute complex construction projects within aggressive schedules and to a high level of quality.
About Go Electric Inc.
Go Electric Inc. is a provider of customer-side-of-the-meter battery energy storage solutions that deliver uninterruptible power to facilities, lower energy costs, integrate renewables and provide grid-stabilizing energy services to utilities. Our launch product LYNC DR is transforming the battery UPS industry by turning a customer's costly equipment purchase into an income-earning profit center. Go Electric is headquartered in Anderson, Indiana at the Flagship Enterprise Center and has offices in Brooklyn and Honolulu. More information about Go Electric can be found at goelectric.com.
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