Duke Energy Business Services

Notrees Wind Storage Demonstration Project

Abstract

The Notrees Project will analyze and discern how, when integrated with wind power, energy storage can compensate for the inherent intermittency of this renewable power generation resource. Incorporating both existing and new tools, technologies and techniques, this demonstration project will provide valuable information regarding wind energy storage and serve as a model for other entities to adapt and replicate. The energy storage system will be designed and constructed using fast response, advanced lead-acid batteries configured to provide 36 MW output capabilities with a storage capacity of 24 MWh.

Contact Information

William J. Ayers, P.E.
Project Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory
3610 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
304-285-4125
William.Ayers@netl.doe.gov

Jeffery S. Gates
Principal Investigator
Duke Energy Business Services
526 S Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28202-1802
704-382-7268
Jeff.Gates@duke-energy.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Duke Energy Business Services (Notrees Wind Storage Demonstration Project)
HQ State: North Carolina
NERC Region:
Total Budget: $43,612,464
Federal Share: $21,806,226
 
Funding Program:
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Congestion reduced
  • Energy dispatch optimized
  • Energy costs reduced
  • Energy efficiency and grid reliability improved
  • Carbon emissions decreased
  • Wind energy knowledge advanced