Archive for September 26, 2011

S&C provides nation’s first grid-tied solar energy storage system in New Mexico

S&C company is the first to demonstrate the use of smart energy store to make solar dispatachable and a way of smoothing the intermittency of solar energy.

S&C Electric Company announces the successful deployment of a 750-kW PureWave® Storage Management System (SMS) to PNM Resources. The system, installed in Albuquerque, N.M., is the nation’s first solar storage facility that is fully integrated into a utility’s power grid. The PNM Prosperity Energy Storage Project can produce 500 kilowatts of power and uses high-tech batteries to create firm and dispatchable energy derived from a renewable energy source.

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