California gas peaker plants to get battery storage upgrades from FlexGen

Energy Storage News

Large-scale battery storage systems will be used to increase the efficiency of natural gas peaker plants in California, resulting in reduced emissions.  

Battery storage solutions and software provider FlexGen announced this morning that it has been contracted by independent power producer (IPP) Middle River Power for the projects.

FlexGen will provide battery energy storage system (BESS) technology and the relevant software, providing 420MW/420MWh of BESS for four Middle River Power (MRP) peaker plants.