Wilson Battery Storage pursues 20-MW project in Pennsylvania

Wilson Battery Storage LLC has proposed a battery storage generating facility located in Jefferson Hills in Allegheny County, Pa., said a feasbility study on the project posted to the PJM Interconnection website and dated March 2016.

The installed facilities will have a total capability of 20 MW with 0 MW of this output being recognized by PJM as capacity. Ths interconnecting transmission owner would be Duquesne Light.

The intent of the study is to determine a plan, with approximate cost and construction time estimates, to connect the subject generation interconnection project to the PJM network at a location specified by Wilson Battery Storage.

The proposed in-service date for this project is Dec. 31, 2016. This study does not imply a Duquesne Light commitment to this in-service date. This project, under PJM queue #AB1-166, will interconnect at one of the following points of interconnection:

  • Option 1 will connect via a tap into a new bus position at the Wilson substation 23kV.
  • Option 2 will connect via a tap onto a 23-kV circuit from Wilson 138/23kV substation.
About Barry Cassell 20414 Articles
Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.