1. Xtreme to install 3MW storage system for Alaska island wind farm

    Xtreme to install 3MW storage system for Alaska island wind farm

    Alaskan utility Kodiak Electric Association plans to install a 3MW battery farm and management system made by Xtreme Power next to its large wind farm.  Kodiak built the Pillar Mountain Wind Project in 2009, and at 4.5 MW it currently provides about 10% of the utility’s power.  But the utility, which operates its own stand alone grid, plans to expand the wind project to 9MW, and was worried about grid instability at that scale.

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