1. Strata Solar and Tesla partner on 400-MWh battery project in Ventura County, California

    Strata Solar and Tesla partner on 400-MWh battery project in Ventura County, California

    Renewable energy developer Strata Solar sent an update on its landmark Ventura Energy Storage (VES) project — a 100-MW, 400-MWh battery energy storage system in unincorporated Ventura County, Calif. Strata awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to Tesla for its Megapack battery system. Pre-construction development is now complete. Construction, using local union labor, is scheduled to commence in July 2020. As the largest project selected in the paradigm-shifting solicitation by SCE, the project is helping Southern California to move away from the Aliso Natural Gas Storage facility and coastal power plants without compromising reliability.

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    1. This precedent setting project is a testament to Strata Solar's 12 years of success in the energy industry and our commitment to battery storage development as a core business line.
    2. Ventura County is particularly vulnerable to energy supply shortfalls.
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