ESS SNOOK PROJECT seeks FERC okay for 2-MW storage facility in Maryland

ESS SNOOK PROJECT LLC on Oct. 14 applied with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for market-based rate authority for its 2-MW battery storage project in Hagerstown, Maryland.

ESS SNOOK PROJECT is a subsidiary of Alevo USA Inc., with is part of Switzerland’s Alevo Group SA.

The energy storage project will sell capacity, energy and ancillary services in the PJM Interconnection market and will be interconnected to the Hagerstown Light Department. That municipal utility is interconnected with Potomac Edison. The project is currently configured as one GridBank installation, which is an Alevo battery energy storage system.

The company noted that on Oct. 3, affiliate ESS Lewes Project LLC, applied with FERC for market authority for an 8-MW storage project at Lewes, Delaware.

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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.