Affiliate Of Texas Retail Provider Receives Awarded Million-Dollar State Grant For Battery Storage Project
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Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy, announced that it has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for its Upton 2 battery energy storage system project.
The battery system will be located on the site of Luminant's 180-megawatt Upton 2 Solar Power Plant, Texas' largest operating solar facility.
Once complete, the 10-MW/42-MWh lithium-ion energy storage system at Upton 2 will be the largest in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States, Vistra said
The company expects the project to be operational in late 2018. Upton 2 Solar Power Plant is located near McCamey in Upton County, Texas.
TCEQ's New Technology Implementation Grant program is a part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.