Entries by Ross Martinez

What utilities can learn from Massachusetts’s largest energy storage project

A conversation with Jonathan Poor, Green Charge’s director of business development for the Northeast | November 8, 2017 GC Update: ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric have just announced a contract for the largest utility-scale energy storage project in Massachusetts at the Mt. Tom Solar facility. What is the significance of this milestone? […]

BYD to Supply Batteries to Energy Storage Leader Green Charge

First Installation is 3 MW/6 MWh System at Mt. Tom Solar; Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts Santa Clara, California – October 19, 2017 – Green Charge, an ENGIE company, today announced that BYD is now supplying batteries to Green Charge. Green Charge’s first installation of BYD batteries will be for the recently announced six-megawatt-hour […]

Installation of green energy storage facility on Mt. Tom underway

This project will help to stabilize rates for Holyoke Gas & Electric customers over the next 20 years. “This benefits the residents and rate payers in Holyoke,” Communications Director Kate Sullivan said, adding that it’s “really part of our commitment to keep rates stable in Holyoke and provide renewable energy.”

ENGIE, HG&E Team on Solar Energy Storage Project

Green Charge, a subsidiary of ENGIE NA, will operate the 3-MW storage system at Mt. Tom Solar, a solar farm that began operation in January 2017 adjacent to the shuttered Mt. Tom Power Station in Holyoke, a coal-fired power plant that closed in December 2014.

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ENGIE North America Announces Largest Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installation in Massachusetts

3 MW/6 MWh energy storage system to be installed at Mt. Tom Solar, adjacent to former coal plant; benefits include lower utility capacity costs/demand charges, reduced stress on electric grid, and optimization of solar energy Holyoke, Massachusetts October 4, 2017 – ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) today announced plans for the […]