Enel X Discloses Customer, MW Milestones From 2020
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Enel X, the Enel Group's advanced energy services business line, today announced what it termed "record growth" and disclosed various customer milestones from 2020
In North America, Enel X has around 4,500 business customers, spanning more than 35,000 sites and representing approximately $10.5B in energy spend under management. Enel X North America has approximately 4.7 GW of demand response capacity, over 70 battery storage projects that are operational and under contract, and more than 60,000 smart EV charging stations.
Enel X advises large energy users on energy procurement, sustainability, and risk management, and has completed 65,000 energy procurement events including 2,000 MW of long-term renewable energy contracts.
Energy Services & Demand Response
In total, Enel X helped procure more than 500 MW of renewable energy for customers such as the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium, and Enel X has another 1 GW of ongoing renewable energy solicitations.
Enel X signed demand response contracts with businesses totaling more than 550 MW of dispatchable capacity. The company also continued to grow its utility demand response portfolio, adding more than 200 MW through utility programs, including a program with Salt River Project in Arizona. Enel X provides C&I demand response resources to more than 20 utilities across North America managing more than 600 MW of dispatchable demand response in utility programs alone in which Enel X is the exclusive provider to the utility.
In 2020, Enel X more than doubled its portfolio of operational battery storage projects and signed new contracts totaling more than 54 MWh across the US and Canada. The storage business also established a joint venture with Ardian Infrastructure, a global private investment house, to accelerate the development of battery storage in Ontario, where the company grew its portfolio by 65%. Enel X North America now has more than 160 MWh of battery storage projects across the US and Canada.
EV Smart Charging and Transit Electrification
The company launched a new line of electric vehicle smart charging solutions and grew its portfolio of utility smart charging partners to more than 40, with over 60,000 residential and commercial smart charging stations deployed across North America. JuiceNet, the smart EV charging software platform, that optimizes the energy consumption of Enel X's charging stations to charge vehicles when electricity prices are lowest and availability of renewable energy is highest on the grid, manages a 70+ MW virtual battery in California.
Additionally, Enel X North America partnered with a number of Fortune 1000 companies for fleet electrification, including Vestas and Uber, which now offers drivers who use the Uber platform access to 100% clean driving through the launch of JuiceEco Green-e certified Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). JuiceEco matches the consumption of any EV anywhere in the US with carbon-free electricity.